MPdB > brexit > vote 11 Sep 17

Brexit - Commons vote 11th September 2017

The BBC reports that

"The government's bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first parliamentary test.
MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 votes to 290 despite critics warning that it represented a "power grab" by ministers…
MPs voted in favour of the government's proposed timetable for debating legislation - by 318 votes to 301 - guaranteeing 64 hours of debate over eight days.
No Conservatives voted against it.
Seven Labour MPs defied Jeremy Corbyn's order to oppose the bill - Ronnie Campbell, Frank Field, Kate Hoey, Kelvin Hopkins, John Mann, Dennis Skinner and Graham Stringer.

Full details of the voters here ( and a list of abstentions.

BBC,, Guido.