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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Wednesday 8 January 2020

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill


 

[First and Second DAY]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

First Day

 

Clauses 1 to 6; new Clauses relating to Part 1 or 2; new Schedules relating

 

to Part 1 or 2

 

Clause 1 Agreed to.


 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

 

Sammy Wilson

 

Mr Gregory Campbell

 

Jim Shannon

 

Ian Paisley

 

Gavin Robinson

Paul Girvan

Carla Lockhart

 

Not selected  25

 

Clause  5,  page  8,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

“(6)    

It shall be an objective of the Government, in accordance with Article 13 (8) of

 

the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, to reach agreement on superseding the

 

provisions of the Protocol in every respect as soon as practicable.”

 

Clauses 2 to 6 Agreed to.

 


 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Kerry McCarthy

Helen Hayes

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Extension of the implementation period

 

    

After section 15 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (publication of

 

and rules of evidence) insert—

 

“15A  

Extension of the implementation period

 

“(1)    

A Minister of the Crown must seek to secure agreement in the Joint

 

Committee to a single decision to extend the implementation period by

 

two years, in accordance with Article 132 of the Withdrawal Agreement

 

unless one or more condition in subsection (2) is met.

 

(2)    

Those conditions are—

 

(a)    

it is before 15 June 2020;

 

(b)    

an agreement on the future trade relationship has been

 

concluded;

 

(c)    

the House of Commons has passed a motion in the form set out

 

in subsection (3) and the House of Lords has considered a motion

 

to take note of the Government’s intention not to request an

 

extension.

 

(3)    

The form of the motion mentioned in subsection (2)(c) is “That this

 

House approves of the Government’s decision not to apply for an

 

extension to the period for implementing the agreement between the

 

United Kingdom and the EU under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on


 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

European Union which sets out the arrangements for the United

 

Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU”.

 

(4)    

If the Joint Committee does not agree the extension specified in

 

subsection (1) but EU representatives on the Joint Committee indicate

 

that they would agree an extension for a shorter period, a Minister of the

 

Crown must move a motion in the House of Commons to agree the

 

shorter period proposed, and if that motion is agreed, a Minister of the

 

Crown must agree that shorter extension in the Joint Committee.

 

(5)    

Any Minister of the Crown who attends the Joint Committee may seek

 

agreement to terminate the implementation period if a final agreement on

 

the future trade relationship is ratified before the end of the

 

implementation period.”

 


 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Sir David Amess

 

Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

 

Mr Laurence Robertson

 

Andrew Rosindell

Henry Smith

Craig Mackinlay

Scott Mann

Sir Desmond Swayne

Jack Lopresti

Mrs Sheryll Murray

Bob Blackman

Paul Bristow

Dr Julian Lewis

Jonathan Gullis

Andrew Lewer

Sarah Atherton

Dr Jamie Wallis

Nigel Mills

Craig Tracey

Mrs Pauline Latham

Mark Eastwood

Duncan Baker

Lucy Allan

John Redwood

Rachel Maclean

Dehenna Davison

Carla Lockhart

Philip Davies

Craig Whittaker

Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

Gordon Henderson

Gareth Johnson

Greg Smith

Mr Jonathan Lord

Robin Millar

David Morris

Mrs Andrea Jenkyns

Steve Double

Mr John Baron

Andrew Selous

Mr David Jones

 

Not selected  NC19

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Exit day chimes of Big Ben

 

(1)    

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union, in accordance with Article 50

 

(2) of the Treaty on European Union, at 11.00pm Greenwich Mean Time on

 

Friday 31 January 2020.

 

(2)    

The Speaker of the House of Commons and the Corporate Officer of the House

 

of Commons, together with any other relevant parliamentary authorities, must

 

make arrangements for the occasion in subsection (1) to be marked by the

 

sounding of the hourly chimes including eleven strikes of the principal bell (Big

 

Ben) of the Great Clock in the Elizabeth Tower of the Houses of Parliament at

 

11.00pm Greenwich Mean Time on Friday 31 January 2020.”

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 8 January 2020    

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

Sir Edward Davey

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Daisy Cooper

 

Tim Farron

 

Christine Jardine

 

Sarah Olney

Munira Wilson

Wendy Chamberlain

Wera Hobhouse

Layla Moran

Jamie Stone

Stephen Farry

 

Not called  NC36

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Extension of implementation period

 

After section 15 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (publication and

 

rules of evidence) insert—

 

“15A  

Extension of implementation period

 

(1)    

If by 1 June 2020, agreements on both of the matters specified in

 

subsection (2) have not been concluded, any Minister of the Crown who

 

attends the Joint Committee must seek to secure agreement in the Joint

 

Committee to a single decision to extend the implementation period by

 

two years, in accordance with Article 132 of the Withdrawal Agreement.

 

(2)    

The specified matters for the purposes of subsection (1) are—

 

(a)    

the future trade relationship between the United Kingdom and

 

the EU.

 

(b)    

a security partnership including law enforcement and judicial

 

cooperation in criminal matters.

 

(3)    

If the Joint Committee does not agree the extension specified in

 

subsection (1) but EU representatives on the Joint Committee indicate

 

that they would agree an extension for a shorter period, a Minister of the

 

Crown must move a motion in the House of Commons to agree the

 

shorter period proposed, and if that motion is agreed, a Minister of the

 

Crown must agree that shorter extension in the Joint Committee.

 

(4)    

Any Minister of the Crown who attends the Joint Committee may seek

 

agreement to terminate the implementation period if final agreements on

 

both of the matters specified in subsection (2) are ratified before the end

 

of the implementation period.””

 

 


 

Clauses 7 to 14; Schedule 1; Clause 15; Schedule 2; Clauses 16 and 17; new

 

Clauses relating to Part 3; new Schedules relating to Part 3

 

Stuart C McDonald

 

Ian Blackford

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Patrick Grady

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Withdrawn after debate  5

 

Clause  7,  page  9,  line  36,  leave out from “Crown” to end of Clause and insert “must


 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

by regulations make provision—

 

“(a)    

implementing article 18(4) of the withdrawal agreement (right of eligible

 

citizens to residence documents proving legal status), including making

 

provision for a physical document;

 

(b)    

implementing article 17(4) of the EEA EFTA separation agreement

 

(right of eligible citizens to residence documents proving legal status)

 

including making provision for a physical document; and

 

(c)    

implementing article 16(4) of the Swiss citizens’ rights agreement (right

 

of eligible citizens to residence documents proving legal status).”

 

Stuart C McDonald

 

Ian Blackford

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  6

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Regulations made under this section shall apply to—

 

(a)    

the rights of all persons eligible for leave to enter or remain in the United

 

Kingdom by virtue of—

 

(i)    

the withdrawal agreement, or

 

(ii)    

residence scheme immigration rules (see section 17) as in force

 

on 21 December 2019, and

 

(b)    

such other persons as Ministers consider appropriate.

 

(3B)    

The residence scheme immigration rules (see section 17) may not be amended so

 

as to reduce the range of persons eligible for leave to enter or remain in the United

 

Kingdom by virtue of those rules (other than by primary legislation), but other

 

persons may be added as Ministers consider appropriate.”

 

Sir Edward Davey

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Daisy Cooper

 

Tim Farron

 

Christine Jardine

 

Sarah Olney

Munira Wilson

Wendy Chamberlain

Wera Hobhouse

Layla Moran

Jamie Stone

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  27

 

Clause  7,  page  10,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Regulations made under this section may not prevent EEA and Swiss nationals,

 

or their family members, who are resident in the United Kingdom on or prior to

 

31 December 2020 applying for settled status at any time.”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 8 January 2020    

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Stuart C McDonald

Debbie Abrahams

Kerry McCarthy

Helen Hayes

Caroline Lucas

Preet Kaur Gill

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  11,  page  14,  line  2,  leave out subsection (1) and insert—

 

“(1)    

A person may appeal against a citizens’ rights immigration decision to the First-

 

tier Tribunal.”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Debbie Abrahams

Kerry McCarthy

Helen Hayes

Caroline Lucas

Preet Kaur Gill

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  11,  page  14,  line  24,  leave out subsections (3) and (4) and insert—

 

“(3)    

Subject to subsection (4), while an appeal is pending, the person concerned shall

 

be deemed to have all the rights associated with indefinite leave to remain under

 

the residence scheme immigration rules, in particular as concerns residence,

 

employment, access to social security benefits and other services.

 

(4)    

Subsection (3) does not apply to an appeal against a decision falling within

 

subsection (2)(a) or (c).

 

(4A)    

“Pending” shall have the same meaning for the purposes of subsections (3) and

 

(4) as in section 104 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Preet Kaur Gill

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  11,  page  14,  line  24,  leave out “also”

 

Stuart C McDonald

 

Ian Blackford

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  11,  page  14,  line  25,  leave out “(including judicial reviews)”


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 8 January 2020    

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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Thangam Debbonaire

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Preet Kaur Gill

 

Not called  21

 

Clause  11,  page  14,  line  27,  leave out “(1) or”

 

Clauses 8 to 14 Agreed to.

 


 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 

Clause 15 Agreed to.

 

Stuart C McDonald

 

Ian Blackford

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  22

 

Schedule  2,  page  46,  line  12,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert

 

“Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration”

 

Stuart C McDonald

 

Ian Blackford

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  23

 

Schedule  2,  page  46,  line  20,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert

 

“Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration”

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Peter Grant

 

Not selected  52

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  2,  page  47,  line  39,  leave out “may” and insert “must”

 

Dr Philippa Whitford

 

Peter Grant

 

Not selected  53

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  2,  page  47,  line  40,  leave out sub-sub-paragraph (a)


 
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