'Humiliating to see PM beg EU,' says Foster as DUP votes against Brexit extension BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The DUP joined with a Tory rebellion on voting against a motion backing the Prime Minister's plan to seek to delay Brexit until the end of June. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/humiliating-to-see-pm-beg-eu-says-foster-as-dup-votes-against-brexit-extension-37998611.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37593855.ece/12254/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_6979cf66-9f3d-45fd-b168-8fe3dfec581f_embedded237650805 Email The DUP joined with a Tory rebellion on voting against a motion backing the Prime Minister's plan to seek to delay Brexit until the end of June. MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the extension request by 420 votes to 110 - a majority of 310. Nine of the DUP's 10 MPs voted against the Government along with 97 Conservatives. Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson was not recorded to have voted Parliament records show, while … [Read more...] about ‘Humiliating to see PM beg EU,’ says Foster as DUP votes against Brexit extension
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Labour to back second referendum motion as MPs vote on Brexit BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Labour MPs are to be whipped to support a motion demanding a second referendum on any Brexit deal passed by this Parliament before its ratification. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/labour-to-back-second-referendum-motion-as-mps-vote-on-brexit-37956372.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37956368.ece/708af/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_cb88d6c1-f9c4-47cd-b126-64a0070bc7de_1 Email Labour MPs are to be whipped to support a motion demanding a second referendum on any Brexit deal passed by this Parliament before its ratification. There was confusion over the party’s stance after frontbencher Barry Gardiner warned Labour would have difficultly backing the plan for a “confirmatory” referendum as it was “not a Remain party”. But following a meeting of the leadership later in the day, it emerged that MPs will be told to vote in favour of the referendum … [Read more...] about Labour to back second referendum motion as MPs vote on Brexit
MPs have rejected Theresa May's proposed EU withdrawal deal - for the second time. Mrs May was asking MPs to back her proposed Brexit withdrawal deal - after claiming to win a major concession from the European Union at the last minute. But the deal was reject by 242 votes to 391 The historic vote took place om Tuesday just after 7pm. It come a day after Mrs May dramatically flew to Strasbourg for last-ditch talks with EU Commission president Jean Claude Juncker. And at 10m on Monday night, the Government said it had made a breakthrough which aimed to reassure sceptical MPs. Mrs May said: "Now is the time to come together, to back this improved Brexit deal, and to deliver on the instruction of the British people." Last time Mrs May asked MPs to approve her deal, in January, it was resoundingly rejected by a 230-vote majority. The question now was whether the changes she appeared to have negotiated would be enough to convince MPs to make a different decision this time. But once again it … [Read more...] about Brexit vote decision LIVE: MPs vote AGAINST Theresa May’s deal
Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn was one of 14 MPs who voted against Labour colleague Yvette Cooper’s amendment in Tuesday night’s Brexit debate to give Parliament time to pass a bill that would postpone the leaving date until December 31. Mr Hepburn was not available for comment on the issue.Related: South Shields MP explains why she abstained on a number of Brexit vote amendmentsHere is how he voted in the series of divisions.ForLabour’s amendment for Parliament to vote on options which prevent the UK leaving the EU without a deal, including a permanent customs union and a referendumDid not voteThe SNP’s amendment to delay Brexit, rule out leaving the EU without a deal and emphasise the role of the UK nations in the Brexit processAgainstTory MP Dominic Grieve’s amendment to force the government to make time for six days of debate on Brexit alternatives before 26 MarchAgainstLabour MP Yvette Cooper’s amendment to give Parliament time to pass a bill that … [Read more...] about How Jarrow MP voted in Brexit debate
PUBLISHED: 16:01 30 January 2019 Georgia Barrow North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald and his South Cambs counterpart Heidi Allen. Picture: Archant Archant Parliament backed amendments to renegotiate a Brexit deal and blocking a no-deal Brexit on Tuesday night, but how did our MPs vote? Prime Minister Theresa May will return to Brussels to try to negotiate a deal that could be passed through the Commons, after MPs voted by 317 to 301 in favour of a proposal from Conservative grandee Sir Graham Brady. The proposal will see her try to replace the backstop with “alternative arrangements” to keep the Irish border open after Brexit.North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald supported the amendment, while South Cambs MP Heidi Allen voted against it.But one of the PM’s most important negotiating weapons was ripped from her hands on Tuesday night, as the House of Commons also voted to block a no-deal Brexit in a non-binding decision. Sir Oliver voted … [Read more...] about How did our MPs vote on Brexit amendments?