The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal: the rights of UK and EU citizens Contents

Formal minutes

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Members present:

Hilary Benn, in the Chair

Joanna Cherry

Sir Christopher Chope

Stephen Crabb

Mr Joanthan Djanogly

Richard Graham

Peter Grant

Wera Hobhouse

Andrea Jenkyns

Stephen Kinnock

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Pat McFadden

Craig Mackinlay

Seema Malhotra

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

Emma Reynolds

Stephen Timms

Hywel Williams

Sammy Wilson

Draft Report (The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal: the rights of UK and EU citizens), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chair’s draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 26 agreed to.

Paragraph 27 read.

Motion made, and Question put, That paragraph 27 stand part of the Report.

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 10

Joanna Cherry

Stephen Crabb

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Peter Grant

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Pat McFadden

Seema Malhotra

Emma Reynolds

Stephen Timms

Hywel Williams

Noes, 5

Sir Christopher Chope

Andrea Jenkyns

Craig Mackinlay

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

Sammy Wilson

Paragraph accordingly agreed to.

Paragraphs 28 to 105 agreed to.

Paragraph 106 read.

Amendment proposed, at the end, to insert “Given their special status, we do not think any Irish citizen should be charged a fee to apply for settled status.”—(Joanna Cherry)

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 8

Joanna Cherry

Peter Grant

Stephen Kinnock

Mr Pat McFadden

Seema Malhotra

Emma Reynolds

Stephen Timms

Hywel Williams

Noes, 8

Sir Christopher Chope

Stephen Crabb

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Andrea Jenkyns

Jeremy Lefroy

Craig Mackinlay

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

Sammy Wilson

Whereupon the Chair declared himself with the Ayes

Question accordingly agreed to.

Paragraph, as amended, agreed to.

Paragraphs 107 to 113 agreed to.

Question put, That the Report be the Eighth Report of the Committee to the House.

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 11

Joanna Cherry

Stephen Crabb

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Peter Grant

Stephen Kinnock

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Pat McFadden

Seema Malhotra

Emma Reynolds

Stephen Timms

Hywel Williams

Noes, 5

Sir Christopher Chope

Andrea Jenkyns

Craig Mackinlay

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg

Sammy Wilson

Question accordingly agreed to.

Ordered, That the Chair make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available (Standing Order No. 134)

[Adjourned till Tuesday 24 July at 9.30am





Published: 23 July 2018