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Brexit divisions - Commons votes on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018

This briefing paper provides information on the House of Commons divisions during the passage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill during its Second Reading, Report Stage and Third Reading in the Commons.

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The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 was introduced in the House of Commons on 13 July 2017.  The Second Reading took place over two days on 7 and 11 September 2017.

A programme motion was agreed at the end of the Second Reading debate that allowed for eight days in Committee on the Floor of the House.

The Report Stage took place over two days – 16 and 17 January 2018 – and the Third Reading took place on 17 January 2018.

In total, the House of Commons spent 96 hours debating the Bill before it was sent to the House of Lords.

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 will return to the Commons for consideration of Lords amendments on 12 and 13 June 2018.

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8336

Author: Nigel Walker

Topics: EU law and treaties, House of Commons, Parliament

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