Votes: EU (notification of Withdrawal) Bill – parliamentary approval of Brexit deal

On 7th March 2017 the House of Lords considered the Government’s EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill at Report. A vote was called on a cross-party amendment to give parliament an approval vote on a negotiated Brexit deal. Ten bishops took part. 

Lord Pannick moved amendment 3:

After clause 1, to insert the new clause ‘Parliamentary approval for the outcome of negotiations with the European Union.’

Lords No Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

The House divided:

Contents: 366 | Not Contents: 268 | Result: Government Defeat

The Bishops of Oxford and Portsmouth voted Content

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the Bishops of Chester, Leeds, London, St Albans, Truro and Winchester voted Not Content


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