Theresa Might must set out a timetable for her resignation in an effort to get her Brexit deal by, Tory MPs warned final evening.

The PM is ready to ask the Commons to vote on her much-maligned withdrawal settlement for a 3rd time subsequent week, insisting it’s the solely option to keep away from a protracted delay to Brexit. 

MPs final evening voted to ask for an extension to Article 50, which the PM says might be a brief delay till June if Parliament passes her deal – or a for much longer one in the event that they reject it a 3rd time. 

Her former coverage chief George Freeman yesterday grew to become the primary MP to interrupt cowl and counsel {that a} promise of her resignation might be the one option to persuade Eurosceptic MPs to again her deal.    

The intervention got here as ministers piled strain on Lawyer Basic Geoffrey Cox to tweak his authorized recommendation on the deal within the hope of successful the help of Eurosceptics and the DUP. 

Eurosceptic MPs have warned privately for weeks that they might not ponder permitting the Prime Minister and her chief Brexit adviser Olly Robbins to barter the second part of the Brexit talks which is able to set the UK’s long-term relationship with the EU. 

Theresa May laughs on the Government benches on Thursday as she finally found herself on the winning side of a Commons vote after bruising defeats on her Brexit deal and a possible cliff-edge exit this week

Theresa Might laughs on the Authorities benches on Thursday as she lastly discovered herself on the successful facet of a Commons vote after bruising defeats on her Brexit deal and a potential cliff-edge exit this week 

Mr Freeman, as soon as a detailed ally of Mrs Might, yesterday went public with the warning – saying that her solely hope of forcing by the deal was to vow that she would then go.

Mr Freeman, a Remainer, stated: ‘This chaos cannot proceed. One thing has to present. We want an orderly Brexit on March 29. If, to get the votes for that, the PM has to vow that she’s going to go after the Withdrawal Treaty is safe, to permit a brand new chief to reunite the nation and oversee the following stage, she ought to.’ 

Eurosceptic MP Peter Bone confirmed to the Day by day Mail {that a} promise from Mrs Might to go would possibly persuade him and different Brexiteer MPs to again her deal.  

Mr Bone, a persistent critic of the PM’s deal, stated there have been circumstances through which he would take into account backing it when it returns to the Commons for a 3rd time subsequent week.

‘It is a dreadful deal,’ he stated. ‘In the meanwhile I’m a great distance from saying I’d again it, however I’ll take into account what’s introduced earlier than Parliament and decide.

‘There are circumstances the place I might take into account backing it. If the DUP abruptly stated it was superb, that might assist. And if the Prime Minister have been to say that she would go, say, two months after the Withdrawal Settlement have been handed then I and numerous different folks would possibly abruptly be attracted as a result of what is obvious is that we want a totally totally different method within the second a part of the negotiations to the catastrophe now we have had within the first.’ 

Downing Road yesterday stated Mrs Might had not mentioned her departure. 

Requested about Mr Freeman’s feedback, her official spokesman stated: ‘The Prime Minister is totally decided to ship on the need of the British folks.’ 

However, privately, allies concede that she may need to think about resignation if it was made clear it was the value of getting her deal by. 

Brexit is ready to be delayed from March 29 after MPs voted 412 to 202 in favour of extending Article 50 final evening.

Theresa Might will ask the EU for extra time at a summit subsequent Thursday, however Brussels has signalled it won’t robotically conform to the delay. 

After a shattering week of defeat and embarrassment, the Prime Minister gained a collection of votes final evening to underline her technique. However she didn’t escape with out deep new splits in her Cupboard after Mrs Might was compelled to present Tories a free vote on the delay. 

Theresa May is driven away from the Houses of Parliament on Thursday night. She is expected put her Brexit plans to a vote for a third time next week

Theresa Might is pushed away from the Homes of Parliament on Thursday evening. She is anticipated put her Brexit plans to a vote for a 3rd time subsequent week

Mrs May sits on the front bench alongside Philip Hammond during a third consecutive night of high-stakes Brexit votes

Mrs Might sits on the entrance bench alongside Philip Hammond throughout a 3rd consecutive evening of high-stakes Brexit votes

The Authorities defeated by 314 to 312 a cross social gathering modification from Labour’s Hilary Benn and Yvette Cooper with Tory Oliver Letwin wished to cancel Authorities enterprise subsequent Wednesday. The PM solely gained as a result of six Labour and 4 Unbiased MPs voted in opposition to the Remainer plot. 

Mrs Might then gained a vote on delaying Brexit past March 29, by 412 votes to 202. Any delay will nonetheless must be agreed by the European Union.   

MPs earlier voted in opposition to a second referendum – crushing it 334 to 85 within the first Commons contest on the thought. 

Talks forward of the third significant vote are targeted on utilizing the 1969 Vienna Conference to tweak authorized recommendation – however few suppose Mrs Might can carry 75 rebels again to the fold and over flip Tuesday evening’s shattering 149-vote defeat.

Brexiteer rebels are incandescent with the Authorities after Stay ministers abstained final evening to let a movement ruling out No Deal eternally go by 43 votes. 

Final evening, the Prime Minister informed Parliament she will need to have readability on what it would help earlier than she meets EU leaders in Brussels subsequent Thursday. 

Mrs Might has stated if MPs have backed a deal she’s going to ask for a brief technical extension that postpones Brexit to the tip of June. If they need a extra basic change of tack she’s going to ask for far more time.

EU leaders should agree unanimously on the phrases of delay – and Britain won’t get a vote on the choice on the summit.  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves the Houses of Parliament on Thursday night. He said Labour backed a People's Vote

Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn leaves the Homes of Parliament on Thursday evening. He stated Labour backed a Individuals’s Vote

Theresa May appears certain to have a third attempt to get her Brexit deal agreed by MPs early next week but whatever happens will ask the EU for more time at a summit next Thursday

Theresa Might seems sure to have a 3rd try to get her Brexit deal agreed by MPs early subsequent week however no matter occurs will ask the EU for extra time at a summit subsequent Thursday 

Tory ministers gathered in Downing Road this afternoon for a ‘political Cupboard’ – a gathering with out Civil Servants to debate the social gathering political ramifications of the Brexit disaster. It’s first first time a number of ministers (together with from left Amber Rudd, Greg Clark and David Gauke as we speak) defied orders and abstained on a vote to rule out No Deal final evening 

As he opened as we speak’s debate on delaying Article 50, Cupboard Workplace minister David Lidington stated MPs can be allowed to decide on their most well-liked Brexit possibility in the event that they rejected a deal and quick extension of the Brexit course of in favour of a protracted extension.

How would indicative votes work?  

Stay MPs are poised to grab management of the Commons agenda as we speak and stage ‘indicative votes’ on the totally different Brexit choices. 

The thought is to take all viable variations of a Brexit and pit them in opposition to every to search out the most well-liked. To qualify as viable, an concept wants backing from no less than 25 MPs drawn from 5 events.

The modification tabled as we speak doesn’t specify precisely how the votes work. 

Two prospects are:  

  • Regular Commons process asks MPs to vote Aye or No to a query. This might be used on a succession of various prospects – however raises the danger of MPs rejecting every thing and inflicting extra chaos.
  • Veteran Tory MP Ken Clarke has beforehand steered utilizing a poll paper that includes all viable plans and telling MPs to rank them. This may create a greatest supported plan – however wouldn’t show it commanded a easy majority of MPs. 

He stated: ‘We principally have two choices.

‘First, if the Home accredited a significant vote by March 20 and agreed a timetable for the EU Withdrawal Settlement Invoice, we might count on the European Union to conform to a brief technical extension to permit the mandatory laws to be carried by.

‘If that proves, for no matter motive, to not be potential we might be confronted with the prospect of selecting solely a protracted extension, throughout which the Home would wish to withstand the alternatives in entrance of it and the implications of the choices that it has taken.

‘However the Authorities recognises the Home would require time to think about the potential methods ahead in such a state of affairs.

‘In such a state of affairs the Authorities, having consulted the standard channels at the moment, would facilitate a course of within the two weeks after the March European Council to permit the Home to hunt a majority on the way in which ahead.’ 

Forward of the votes, a Individuals’s Vote marketing campaign spokesman stated: ‘We don’t suppose as we speak is the suitable time to check the need of the Home on the case for a brand new public vote.

‘As a substitute, that is the time for Parliament to declare it needs an extension of Article 50 in order that, after two-and-a-half years of vexed negotiations, our political leaders can lastly resolve on what Brexit means.’ 

The tellers prepare to announce the result of one of the votes on Thursday night as the Prime Minister watches on

The tellers put together to announce the results of one of many votes on Thursday evening because the Prime Minister watches on 

In a desperate effort to avoid a third night of humiliating defeat, Theresa May's deputy David Lidington (pictured today in the Commons) promised MPs the Govenrment would stage its own indicative votes after next week's EU summit if the Brexit deal fails again

In a determined effort to keep away from a 3rd evening of humiliating defeat, Theresa Might’s deputy David Lidington (pictured as we speak within the Commons) promised MPs the Govenrment would stage its personal indicative votes after subsequent week’s EU summit if the Brexit deal fails once more 

Mark Francois was furious at the Speaker over his amendment selection for today's vote

A plan to stage 'indicative votes' on what kind of alternative Brexit Parliament might support was chosen by Speaker John Bercow today ahead of the latest round of votes at 5pm

A plan to stage ‘indicative votes’ on what sort of various Brexit Parliament would possibly help was chosen by Speaker John Bercow as we speak forward of the most recent spherical of votes at 5pm. Mr Bercow confronted fury from Brexiteer Mark Francois after he ignored an modification searching for to dam a second referendum on Brexit 

What are the amendments in entrance of MPs as they debate methods to delay Brexit?

MPs are debating how and when to delay Brexit as we speak – and there are 4 amendments to Theresa Might’s proposal of searching for a brief delay if MPs go the deal earlier than the EU Council and an extended delay in the event that they again one thing else. 

Votes will start at 5pm tonight and can pave the way in which for the way lengthy Brexit is delayed after March 29. 

Modification I (Yvette Cooper and Oliver Letwin) to grab management of the Commons and stage indicative votes on Brexit subsequent week 

Tabled by a cross-party group of pro-EU MPs, the Yvette Cooper and Oliver Letwin plan says MPs ought to be given management of the Commons agenda to stage indicative votes. It will set all of the choices and drive MPs to resolve   

Modification H (TIG) to delay Brexit for for a second referendum

Tabled by Unbiased Group MP Sarah Wollaston and backed by members of the brand new grouping, Liberal Democrats and a handful from different events, this modification seeks an Article 50 extension to stage a second referendum with Stay and Parliament’s most well-liked Brexit possibility on the poll paper. 

Modification E (Labour) to delay Brexit to present Parliament time to decide on a Brexit 

Labour’s modification notes that Parliament has “decisively” rejected each Mrs Might’s deal and no deal and requires a delay to Brexit “to offer parliamentary time for this Home to discover a majority for a special method”. 


Modification J (Labour’s Chris Bryant) to dam a 3rd significant vote 

Labour MP Chris Bryant’s modification says Theresa Might ought to be blocked from bringing her deal again for a 3rd approval vote subsequent week. 


This morning EU Council President Donald Tusk stated he’ll urge EU leaders to agree a ‘lengthy extension’ to Article 50 – delaying Brexit by as much as two years to present the UK time to ‘rethink’ – if Mrs Might’s deal is voted down a 3rd time.  

Speaker John Bercow is accused of displaying bias over Brexit AGAIN 

Speaker John Bercow was accused of bias as we speak after rejecting a Brexiteer-led modification aimed toward killing off a second referendum.

Essex MP Bernard Jenkin steered Mr Bercow was displaying pro-Stay bias: ‘What are we to conclude from your personal views on these issues?’  

The Speaker stated: ‘He is to not conclude something from that’. 

The row broke out when Tory Brexiteer Mark Francois and others have been upset the Speaker hadn’t chosen a movement to rule out a second referendum signed by 127 MPs from throughout the Commons.

A variety of different Brexiteer MPs together with Jacob Rees-Mogg additionally expressed fury at Mr Bercow’s resolution to not choose modification B, which sought to reject a second Brexit referendum.

Deputy chairman of the ERG bloc of Eurosceptic Tories, Mark Francois stated it was signed by ‘127 members of this home together with the whole thing of the DUP, 13 members of the Labour Celebration, and one unbiased as well’ in addition to greater than 100 Conservatives. 

Mr Bercow hit again, saying that ‘members do must take the tough with the sleek’, including that whereas it’s true the variety of signatories is vital it’s ‘not the one issue’. 

In December Commons chief Andrea Leadsom accused John Bercow of bias over Brexit after he hammered the Authorities for cancelling a showdown vote on the deal.

Mr Bercow, who have to be strictly unbiased as he oversees Commons debates, revealed he voted for stay within the EU referendum.

The admission, made throughout a chat he gave to college students final yr, sparked a storm of criticism as many stated he ought to have stored his views secret given his position. 

And in January he was accused of anti-Brexit bias after serving to safe a significant Authorities defeat within the Commons. 

The row broke out after he tore up parliamentary procedures and over-ruled his personal officers to allow a vote designed to tie Downing Road’s arms. His resolution led to a stand-up row behind the scenes with Tory chief whip Julian Smith, who accused him of attempting to frustrate Brexit.

In extraordinary scenes at Westminster, Conservative MPs confronted Mr Bercow, branding him ‘now not impartial’ and ‘out of order’. A Cupboard minister accused him of ‘degrading’ his workplace.

The President of the European Council’s intervention on Twitter this morning will bolster claims that the UK wouldn’t depart the EU till 2021 except Mrs Might can persuade the DUP and Brexiteers to again her divorce deal – as a result of some within the EU wish to play ‘hardball’ and push for a delay of two years. 

Eire’s Overseas Minister Simon Coveney stated as we speak the EU is more likely to supply Britain a 21-month delay to Brexit whereas Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stated: ‘What I hope now’s issues that had been dominated out could be reconsidered such because the customs union and the one market’.

The PM’s deal will probably be put to a different vote subsequent week, simply 15 days earlier than the nation is because of depart the EU on 29 March, after MPs together with a ‘gang of 4’ rebellious Cupboard members helped to vote to completely rule out No Deal Brexit. 

Might informed the Commons that’s she loses a 3rd time she’s going to compelled to ask Brussels for a protracted delay to Britain’s departure from the EU at a summit on Thursday. 

At present Chancellor Philip Hammond hinted that Lawyer Basic Geoffrey Cox might revisit his authorized recommendation on whether or not Britain can be trapped within the Irish backstop ‘indefinitely’ – giving Brexiteers and the DUP a motive to climbdown and again Might’s deal. 

However members of the Tory Brexit group ERG have already refused to budge with MP Steve Baker saying ‘come what might we’ll proceed to vote down the deal’ whereas Mark Francois insists Mrs Might’s deal is ‘not a win – it is a lose’, including: ‘I used to be within the Military I wasn’t educated to lose’. 

Mrs Might’s tattered authority faces being drained away even additional tonight after a cross social gathering group of Stay MPs led by Tory Oliver Letwin and Labour’s Yvette Cooper tabled an modification to tonight’s vote on delaying Brexit that might arrange indicative votes on what MPs do need.

If the plan passes tonight, MPs would seize management of the Commons agenda subsequent week to stage the talk and votes in an unprecedented collapse of ministerial energy. 

Making it clear that solely Theresa Might quitting might restore order former Tory minister George Freeman stated: ‘This chaos cannot proceed.

‘One thing has to present. If, to get the votes for that, the PM has to vow that she’s going to go after the Withdrawal Treaty is safe, to permit a brand new chief to reunite the nation and oversee the following stage, she ought to’.

The DUP is claimed to have held talks with ministers final evening and Tory Simon Clarke – sho has to date voted in opposition to the PM’s deal admitting he and different Eurosceptics might vote for the deal ‘with a gun to my head’ – a nod to the truth that a more durable Brexit is slipping away. 

And piling extra strain on European Council President Donald Tusk stated he ‘will enchantment to the EU27 to be open to a protracted extension if the UK finds it essential to rethink its Brexit technique and construct consensus round it.’

Donald Tusk's intervention on Twitter this morning will bolster claims that the UK would not leave the EU until 2021

Making it clear that only Theresa May quitting could restore order former Tory minister George Freeman

Donald Tusk  as we speak revealed he’ll urge EU leaders to agree a ‘lengthy extension’ to Article 50 as 

Final evening, amid chaotic scenes, MPs voted twice in opposition to No Deal as a raft of pro-EU ministers deserted the PM in an important vote and abstained. In the principle division, MPs voted 321 to 278 to rule out No Deal. 

The Prime Minister then set a deadline of subsequent Wednesday for MPs to go her deal or face the prospect of a protracted extension to Britain’s membership of the EU.

Individuals’s Vote marketing campaign refuses to again second referendum bid 

The Individuals’s Vote marketing campaign got here out in opposition to a bid for a second referendum as we speak.

MPs will vote immediately on a brand new public vote for the primary time tonight after Unbiased Group MP Sarah Wollaston tabled an modification to Theresa Might’s movement on delaying Brexit. 

However Individuals’s Vote admitted its supporters would divide in favour, in opposition to and abstention tonight. 

A spokesman stated: ‘We don’t suppose as we speak is the suitable time to check the need of the Home on the case for a brand new public vote.

‘As a substitute, that is the time for Parliament to declare it needs an extension of Article 50 in order that, after two-and-a-half years of vexed negotiations, our political leaders can lastly resolve on what Brexit means.’

Her feedback suggest No10 is planning for one final heave in a determined bid to get the deal over the road.

It comes as Lawyer Basic Geoffrey Cox was stated to be contemplating additions to his authorized recommendation on Mrs Might’s deal in a means that would persuade each Brexiteer Tories and the PM’s DUP allies to again the proposal.

Chief whip Julian Smith assist conferences with the DUP to debate Brexit yesterday, amid widespread hypothesis Mr Cox might spotlight a brand new means of the UK leaving the controversial Irish backstop – whether it is seen to undermine the Good Friday Settlement.

The recommendation was not included in his formal letter to the Prime Minister this week. But it surely was talked about briefly throughout exchanges on Tuesday evening between Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay and main Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg, who can also be stated to have an interest within the concept.

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One senior Tory Eurosceptic informed the Mail they believed the recent recommendation would assist reassure the DUP – and Tory Brexiteers – that the backstop was not everlasting, eradicating the concern that the UK might be trapped in a customs union in opposition to its will.

‘I feel that might be sufficient to get it over the road,’ the MP stated.

The Cupboard mentioned the potential for reviving the deal yesterday, though Mrs Might is claimed to have given no indication of her plans.

The brand new defeats prompted Mrs Might to inform MPs they’ve per week to agree her Brexit deal or face delaying the nation’s exit from the EU – doubtlessly for years.

Tonight the Commons will vote on whether or not to ask EU leaders for an extension to Article 50, however Brussels has indicated it won’t robotically conform to the request.  

With a brand new ‘significant vote’ looming – simply 24 hours after the ailing PM misplaced the second by 149 votes – deep splits started to emerge amongst Brexit hardliners.

The leaders of the European Analysis Group Jacob Rees-Mogg, Steve Baker and Mark Francois vowed to struggle on for a No Deal and defeat Mrs Might’s deal for a 3rd time.

The 37 Tories who turned on Brexit and the PM

The 12 Conservative cupboard members and ministers who abstained: 

Solicitor Basic Robert Buckland, Overseas Workplace minister Alistair Burt, Enterprise Secretary Greg Clark, Defence minister Tobias Ellwood, Justice Secretary David Gauke, Enterprise minister Richard Harrington, Well being minister Stephen Hammond, Tradition minister Margot James, Schooling minister Anne Milton, Scottish Secretary David Mundell, Enterprise minister Claire Perry and Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd. 

The 18 different Tory MPs who abstained

Bim Afolami, Alberto Costa,  Stephen Crabb, Vicky Ford, Mike Freer, Richard Graham, Damian Inexperienced,  Sir Oliver Heald, Peter Heaton-Jones, Simon Hoare, Nigel Huddleston, Joe Johnson, Dame Eleanor Laing, Jeremy Lefroy, Victoria Prentis, Keith Simpson, Dame Caroline Spelman,  Sir Gary Streeter, 

The 17 Conservatives who voted in opposition to the PM: 

Guto Bebb (Aberconwy), Richard Benyon (Newbury), Nick Boles (Grantham and Stamford), Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe), Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon), George Freeman (Mid Norfolk), Justine Greening (Putney), Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield), Sam Gyimah (East Surrey), Phillip Lee (Bracknell), Oliver Letwin (West Dorset), Paul Masterton (East Renfrewshire), Sarah Newton (Truro and Falmouth), Mark Pawsey (Rugby), Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury), Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex), Edward Vaizey (Wantage).

After the votes, Mrs Might warned the Commons it should ‘withstand the implications’ of its votes over the previous two days. MPs crushed her Brexit deal in a second so-called significant vote final evening.  

She stated if her deal isn’t profitable at a 3rd significant vote, the EU would demand a protracted extension and Britain must participate within the European Parliament elections on Might 23. 

Mrs Might stated ‘the choices earlier than us are the identical as they at all times have been’ regardless of MPs voting to reject a no-deal Brexit.

Amid open revolt in opposition to Mrs Might, Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton resigned as a minister on the Division for Work and Pensions, after defying the whips to vote for the cross-party proposal.   

So what occurs now? Might plots vote on Brexit delay after No Deal showdown  

The Authorities’s defeat and obvious lack of management over occasions paves the way in which for a dramatic collection of votes tomorrow that would play a pivotal position in figuring out when the UK leaves the European Union.

The way it unfolds will drastically have an effect on what, if any, bargaining energy the Prime Minister has when she goes to the European Council in Brussels to ask for a delay to Brexit on March 21.

Mrs Might will set out two eventualities.

Firstly, in the event that they go a Brexit deal earlier than the assembly of EU leaders within the Belgian capital, she’s going to ask for a three-month extension to June 30 to permit it to be ratified by member states.

But when they don’t handle to go a deal earlier than March 21 it units out clearly that she will probably be compelled to ask for an extended extension to have a look at options, doubtlessly for years.

Implicit in it is a menace to Brexiteers to get behind her deal on the third time of asking, or take care of the choice. 

Amid chaotic scenes, MPs first voted 312 to 308 in defiance of the Tory whips’ try to quash the plan to scrap No Deal for good. Mrs Might had wished to solely rule it out on March 29 however hold it on the desk as a bargaining instrument in additional talks. 

Then, on a procedural second vote MPs voted 321 to 278 to substantiate their unique plan – defying a Authorities three line whip to dam the insurgent proposal on the second try.

The second defeat for the Authorities was worse as a result of a raft of ministers – together with Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd, Enterprise Secretary Greg Clark and Justice Secretary David Gauke – abstained somewhat than vote in opposition to ruling out No Deal.

A minimum of eight ministers refused to vote with the Prime Minister on her plans for No Deal – however Downing Road signalled they might not be fired except they actively voted in opposition to.

The Commons additionally rejected a Brexiteer plan to try to safe radical 11th hour concessions from Brussels forward of a delayed No Deal on Might 22. MPs voted by a landslide 374 to 164 in opposition to the plan. 

The quick consequence is MPs will tomorrow vote on a movement about delaying Brexit. Mrs Might will define two decisions in a debate tomorrow.

First she’s going to say a brief delay to June 30 might be agreed at subsequent week’s EU Council – however provided that they’ve handed the deal in a 3rd ‘significant vote’ – which must be agreed by the tip of subsequent week.

If MPs refuse to do that, they have to endorse an alternate Brexit plan and settle for a for much longer delay. The EU has hinted at a two yr delay. 

Talking after the consequence was learn out, the Prime Minister stated: ‘The Home has as we speak supplied a transparent majority in opposition to leaving with out a deal, nonetheless I’ll repeat what I stated earlier than.

‘These are concerning the decisions this Home faces. The authorized default in EU and UK legislation is that the UK will depart with out a deal except one thing else is agreed. The onus is now on each one in every of us on this Home to search out out what that’s.

‘The choices earlier than us are the identical as they at all times have been.’

How did your MP vote final evening? MPs sensationally took No Deal off the desk 321 to 278

MPs voted in favour of an amended Authorities movement to reject a no-deal Brexit at any time and underneath any circumstances by 321 votes to 278, majority 43. 

Labour Aye Votes (235)  

Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth)

Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Inexperienced and Bow)

Rosena Allin-Khan (Tooting)

Mike Amesbury (Weaver Vale)

Tonia Antoniazzi (Gower)

Jonathan Ashworth (Leicester South)

Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West)

Margaret Beckett (Derby South)

Hilary Benn (Leeds Central)

Clive Betts (Sheffield South East)

Roberta Blackman-Woods (Metropolis of Durham)

Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central)

Tracy Brabin (Batley and Spen)

Ben Bradshaw (Exeter)

Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West), Lyn Brown (West Ham) 

Nicholas Brown (Newcastle upon Tyne East)

Chris Bryant (Rhondda)

Karen Buck (Westminster North)

Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield)

Richard Burgon (Leeds East)

Daybreak Butler (Brent Central)

Liam Byrne (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

Ruth Cadbury (Brentford and Isleworth)

Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley)

Alan Campbell (Tynemouth)

Dan Carden (Liverpool, Walton)

Sarah Champion (Rotherham)

Jenny Chapman (Darlington)

Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley)

Vernon Coaker (Gedling)

Julie Cooper (Burnley)

Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire)

Yvette Cooper (Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford)

Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North)

Neil Coyle (Bermondsey and Outdated Southwark)

David Crausby (Bolton North East)

Mary Creagh (Wakefield)

Stella Creasy (Walthamstow)

Jon Cruddas (Dagenham and Rainham)

John Cryer (Leyton and Wanstead)

Judith Cummins (Bradford South)

Alex Cunningham (Stockton North)

Jim Cunningham (Coventry South)

Janet Daby (Lewisham East)

Nic Dakin (Scunthorpe)

Wayne David (Caerphilly)

Geraint Davies (Swansea West)

Marsha De Cordova (Battersea)

Gloria De Piero (Ashfield)

Thangam Debbonaire (Bristol West)

Emma Dent Coad (Kensington)

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Slough)

Anneliese Dodds (Oxford East)

Stephen Doughty (Cardiff South and Penarth)

Peter Dowd (Bootle)

David Drew (Stroud)

Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington)

Rosie Duffield (Canterbury)

Maria Eagle (Garston and Halewood)

Angela Eagle (Wallasey)

Clive Efford (Eltham)

Julie Elliott (Sunderland Central)

Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside)

Chris Elmore (Ogmore)

Invoice Esterson (Sefton Central), Chris Evans (Islwyn)

Paul Farrelly (Newcastle-under-Lyme)

Jim Fitzpatrick (Poplar and Limehouse)

Colleen Fletcher (Coventry North East)

Caroline Flint (Don Valley)

Yvonne Fovargue (Makerfield)

Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford)

James Frith (Bury North)

Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

Hugh Gaffney (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)

Barry Gardiner (Brent North)

Ruth George (Excessive Peak)

Preet Kaur Gill (Birmingham, Edgbaston)

Mary Glindon (North Tyneside)

Roger Godsiff (Birmingham, Corridor Inexperienced)

Helen Goodman (Bishop Auckland)

Kate Inexperienced (Stretford and Urmston)

Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South)

Margaret Greenwood (Wirral West)

Nia Griffith (Llanelli)

John Grogan (Keighley)

Louise Haigh (Sheffield, Heeley)

Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East)

David Hanson (Delyn)

Emma Hardy (Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle)

Harriet Harman (Camberwell and Peckham)

Carolyn Harris (Swansea East)

Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood)

Sue Hayman (Workington)

John Healey (Wentworth and Dearne)

Mark Hendrick (Preston)

Mike Hill (Hartlepool)

Meg Hillier (Hackney South and Shoreditch)

Margaret Hodge (Barking)

Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West)

Kate Hollern (Blackburn)

George Howarth (Knowsley)

Rupa Huq (Ealing Central and Acton)

Imran Hussain (Bradford East)

Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central)

Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North)

Darren Jones (Bristol North West)

Gerald Jones (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)

Graham P Jones (Hyndburn)

Helen Jones (Warrington North)

Kevan Jones (North Durham)

Sarah Jones (Croydon Central)

Susan Elan Jones (Clwyd South)

Mike Kane (Wythenshawe and Sale East)

Barbara Keeley (Worsley and Eccles South)

Liz Kendall (Leicester West)

Afzal Khan (Manchester, Gorton)

Ged Killen (Rutherglen and Hamilton West)

Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon), Peter Kyle (Hove)

Lesley Laird (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)

David Lammy (Tottenham)

Ian Lavery (Wansbeck)

Karen Lee (Lincoln)

Emma Lewell-Buck (South Shields)

Clive Lewis (Norwich South)

Tony Lloyd (Rochdale)

Rebecca Lengthy Bailey (Salford and Eccles)

Ian C. Lucas (Wrexham)

Holly Lynch (Halifax)

Justin Madders (Ellesmere Port and Neston)

Khalid Mahmood (Birmingham, Perry Barr)

Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham, Ladywood)

Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston)

Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South)

Sandy Martin (Ipswich)

Rachael Maskell (York Central)

Christian Matheson (Metropolis of Chester)

Steve McCabe (Birmingham, Selly Oak)

Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East)

Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden)

Andy McDonald (Middlesbrough)

John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington)

Pat McFadden (Wolverhampton South East)

Conor McGinn (St Helens North)

Alison McGovern (Wirral South)

Liz McInnes (Heywood and Middleton)

Catherine McKinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne North)

Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton)

Anna McMorrin (Cardiff North)

Ian Mearns (Gateshead

Edward Miliband (Doncaster North)

Madeleine Moon (Bridgend)

Jessica Morden (Newport East)

Stephen Morgan (Portsmouth South)

Grahame Morris (Easington)

Ian Murray (Edinburgh South)

Lisa Nandy (Wigan)

Alex Norris (Nottingham North)

Melanie Onn (Nice Grimsby)

Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

Kate Osamor (Edmonton)

Albert Owen (Ynys M?n)

Stephanie Peacock (Barnsley East)

Teresa Pearce (Erith and Thamesmead)

Matthew Pennycook (Greenwich and Woolwich)

Toby Perkins (Chesterfield)

Jess Phillips (Birmingham, Yardley)

Bridget Phillipson (Houghton and Sunderland South)

Laura Pidcock (North West Durham)

Jo Platt (Leigh

Luke Pollard (Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport)

Stephen Pound (Ealing North)

Lucy Powell (Manchester Central)

Yasmin Qureshi (Bolton South East)

Faisal Rashid (Warrington South)

Angela Rayner (Ashton-under-Lyne)

Steve Reed (Croydon North)

Christina Rees (Neath)

Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge)

Rachel Reeves (Leeds West)

Emma Reynolds (Wolverhampton North East 

Jonathan Reynolds (Stalybridge and Hyde)

Marie Rimmer (St Helens South and Whiston)

Geoffrey Robinson (Coventry North West)

Matt Rodda (Studying East)

Danielle Rowley (Midlothian)

Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd

Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton, Kemptown),

 Naz Shah (Bradford West),

 Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall), 

Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield),

Paula Sherriff (Dewsbury), 

Tulip Siddiq (Hampstead and Kilburn), 

Dennis Skinner (Bolsover), 

Andy Slaughter (Hammersmith), 

Ruth Smeeth (Stoke-on-Trent North), 

Cat Smith (Lancaster and Fleetwood), 

Eleanor Smith (Wolverhampton South West), 

Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington),

Laura Smith (Crewe and Nantwich), 

Owen Smith (Pontypridd), 

Karin Smyth (Bristol South), 

Gareth Snell (Stoke-on-Trent Central), 

Alex Sobel (Leeds North West), 

John Spellar (Warley), 

Keir Starmer (Holborn and St Pancras), 

Jo Stevens (Cardiff Central), 

Wes Streeting (Ilford North), 

Paul Sweeney (Glasgow North East), 

Mark Tami (Alyn and Deeside), 

Gareth Thomas (Harrow West), 

Nick Thomas-Symonds (Torfaen), 

Emily Thornberry (Islington South and Finsbury), 

Stephen Timms (East Ham), 

Jon Trickett (Hemsworth), 

Anna Turley (Redcar),

Karl Turner (Kingston upon Hull East), 

Derek Twigg (Halton), 

Stephen Twigg (Liverpool, West Derby), 

Liz Twist (Blaydon), 

Keith Vaz (Leicester East), 

Valerie Vaz (Walsall South), 

Thelma Walker (Colne Valley), 

Tom Watson (West Bromwich East), 

Catherine West (Hornsey and Wooden Inexperienced), 

Matt Western (Warwick and Leamington), 

Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Take a look at), 

Martin Whitfield (East Lothian), 

Paul Williams (Stockton South), 

Phil Wilson (Sedgefield), 

Mohammad Yasin (Bedford), 

Daniel Zeichner (Cambridge)

Tory No Votes (265) 

Nigel Adams (Selby and Ainsty), 

Adam Afriyie (Windsor), 

Peter Aldous (Waveney), 

Lucy Allan (Telford),

David Amess (Southend West), 

Stuart Andrew (Pudsey), 

Edward Argar (Charnwood), 

Victoria Atkins (Louth and Horncastle), 

Richard Bacon (South Norfolk), 

Kemi Badenoch (Saffron Walden), 

Steve Baker (Wycombe), 

Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire), 

Stephen Barclay (North East Cambridgeshire), 

John Baron (Basildon and Billericay), 

Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk), 

Paul Beresford (Mole Valley), 

Jake Berry (Rossendale and Darwen), 

Bob Blackman (Harrow East), 

Crispin Blunt (Reigate), 

Peter Bone (Wellingborough), 

Peter Bottomley (Worthing West), 

Andrew Bowie (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine), 

Ben Bradley (Mansfield), 

Karen Bradley (Staffordshire Moorlands),

Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale West), 

Suella Braverman (Fareham), Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent South), 

Andrew Bridgen (North West Leicestershire), 

Steve Brine (Winchester), 

James Brokenshire (Outdated Bexley and Sidcup), 

Fiona Bruce (Congleton), 

Alex Burghart (Brentwood and Ongar), 

Conor Burns (Bournemouth West), 

Alun Cairns (Vale of Glamorgan), 

James Cartlidge (South Suffolk), 

William Money (Stone), 

Maria Caulfield (Lewes), 

Alex Chalk (Cheltenham), 

Rehman Chishti (Gillingham and Rainham), 

Christopher Chope (Christchurch), 

Jo Churchill (Bury St Edmunds), 

Colin Clark (Gordon), 

Simon Clarke (Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland), 

James Cleverly (Braintree), 

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (The Cotswolds), 

Therese Coffey (Suffolk Coastal), 

Damian Collins (Folkestone and Hythe), 

Robert Courts (Witney), 

Geoffrey Cox (Torridge and West Devon), 

Tracey Crouch (Chatham and Aylesford), 

Chris Davies (Brecon and Radnorshire),

David T. C. Davies (Monmouth),

Glyn Davies (Montgomeryshire),

Mims Davies (Eastleigh), 

Philip Davies (Shipley), 

David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden), 

Caroline Dinenage (Gosport), 

Leo Docherty (Aldershot), Michelle Donelan (Chippenham), 

Nadine Dorries (Mid Bedfordshire), 

Steve Double (St Austell and Newquay), 

Oliver Dowden (Hertsmere), 

Jackie Doyle-Worth (Thurrock), 

Richard Drax (South Dorset), 

James Duddridge (Rochford and Southend East), 

David Duguid (Banff and Buchan), 

Iain Duncan Smith (Chingford and Woodford Inexperienced), 

Alan Duncan (Rutland and Melton), 

Philip Dunne (Ludlow), 

Michael Ellis (Northampton North), 

Charlie Elphicke (Dover), 

George Eustice (Camborne and Redruth), 

Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley), 

David Evennett (Bexleyheath and Crayford), 

Michael Fabricant (Lichfield), 

Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks), 

Mark Area (Cities of London and Westminster), 

Kevin Foster (Torbay), 

Liam Fox (North Somerset), 

Mark Francois (Rayleigh and Wickford), 

Lucy Frazer (South East Cambridgeshire), 

Marcus Fysh (Yeovil), 

Roger Gale (North Thanet), 

Mark Garnier (Wyre Forest), 

Nusrat Ghani (Wealden), 

Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton), 

Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham), 

John Glen (Salisbury), 

Zac Goldsmith (Richmond Park),

Robert Goodwill (Scarborough and Whitby), 

Michael Gove (Surrey Heath), 

Luke Graham (Ochil and South Perthshire), 

Invoice Grant (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock), 

Helen Grant (Maidstone and The Weald),

James Grey (North Wiltshire), 

Chris Grayling (Epsom and Ewell), 

Chris Inexperienced (Bolton West), 

Andrew Griffiths (Burton), 

Kirstene Hair (Angus), 

Robert Halfon (Harlow), 

Luke Corridor (Thornbury and Yate), 

Philip Hammond (Runnymede and Weybridge), 

Matt Hancock (West Suffolk), 

Greg Fingers (Chelsea and Fulham), 

Mark Harper (Forest of Dean), 

Rebecca Harris (Fortress Level), 

Trudy Harrison (Copeland), 

Simon Hart (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire), 

John Hayes (South Holland and The Deepings), 

James Heappey (Wells),

Chris Heaton-Harris (Daventry), 

Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey), 

Nick Herbert (Arundel and South Downs), 

Damian Hinds (East Hampshire), 

George Hollingbery (Meon Valley), 

Kevin Hollinrake (Thirsk and Malton), 

Philip Hollobone (Kettering), Adam Holloway (Gravesham), 

John Howell (Henley), 

Eddie Hughes (Walsall North),

Jeremy Hunt (South West Surrey), 

Nick Hurd (Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner), 

Sajid Javid (Bromsgrove), 

Ranil Jayawardena (North East Hampshire),

Bernard Jenkin (Harwich and North Essex), 

Andrea Jenkyns (Morley and Outwood), 

Robert Jenrick (Newark), 

Boris Johnson (Uxbridge and South Ruislip), 

Caroline Johnson (Sleaford and North Hykeham), 

Gareth Johnson (Dartford), 

Andrew Jones (Harrogate and Knaresborough), 

David Jones (Clwyd West), 

Marcus Jones (Nuneaton), 

Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham), 

Gillian Keegan (Chichester), Seema Kennedy (South Ribble), 

Stephen Kerr (Stirling), Julian Knight (Solihull), 

Greg Knight (East Yorkshire), 

Kwasi Kwarteng (Spelthorne), 

John Lamont (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk),

Mark Lancaster (Milton Keynes North), 

Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire), 

Andrea Leadsom (South Northamptonshire), 

Edward Leigh (Gainsborough), 

Andrew Lewer (Northampton South), 

Brandon Lewis (Nice Yarmouth), 

Julian Lewis (New Forest East),

Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater and West Somerset), 

David Lidington (Aylesbury), 

Julia Lopez (Hornchurch and Upminster), 

Jack Lopresti (Filton and Bradley Stoke), 

Jonathan Lord (Woking), 

Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham), 

Craig Mackinlay (South Thanet), 

Rachel Maclean (Redditch), 

Anne Fundamental (St Albans), 

Alan Mak (Havant), 

Equipment Malthouse (North West Hampshire), 

Scott Mann (North Cornwall), 

Theresa Might (Maidenhead), 

Paul Maynard (Blackpool North and Cleveleys),

Patrick McLoughlin (Derbyshire Dales), 

Stephen McPartland (Stevenage), 

Esther McVey (Tatton), 

Mark Menzies (Fylde), 

Johnny Mercer (Plymouth, Moor View), 

Huw Merriman (Bexhill and Battle), 

Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock), 

Maria Miller (Basingstoke), 

Amanda Milling (Cannock Chase), 

Nigel Mills (Amber Valley), 

Andrew Mitchell (Sutton Coldfield), 

Damien Moore (Southport), 

Penny Mordaunt (Portsmouth North), 

Nicky Morgan (Loughborough), 

Anne Marie Morris (Newton Abbot), 

David Morris (Morecambe and Lunesdale), 

James Morris (Halesowen and Rowley Regis),

Wendy Morton (Aldridge-Brownhills), 

Sheryll Murray (South East Cornwall), 

Andrew Murrison (South West Wiltshire), 

Robert Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst), 

Caroline Nokes (Romsey and Southampton North),

Jesse Norman (Hereford and South Herefordshire), 

Neil O’Brien (Harborough), 

Matthew Offord (Hendon), 

Man Opperman (Hexham), 

Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton),

Priti Patel (Witham), 

Owen Paterson (North Shropshire), 

Mike Penning (Hemel Hempstead), 

John Penrose (Weston-super-Mare), 

Andrew Percy (Brigg and Goole), 

Chris Philp (Croydon South), 

Christopher Pincher (Tamworth), 

Dan Poulter (Central Suffolk and North Ipswich), 

Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane), 

Mark Prisk (Hertford and Stortford), 

Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin), 

Tom Pursglove (Corby), 

Will Quince (Colchester), 

Dominic Raab (Esher and Walton), 

John Redwood (Wokingham), 

Jacob Rees-Mogg (North East Somerset), 

Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury), 

Mary Robinson (Cheadle), 

Andrew Rosindell (Romford), 

Douglas Ross (Moray), 

Lee Rowley (North East Derbyshire), 

David Rutley (Macclesfield), 

Paul Scully (Sutton and Cheam), 

Bob Seely (Isle of Wight), 

Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire), 

Grant Shapps (Welwyn Hatfield),

Alok Sharma (Studying West), 

Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet and Rothwell), 

Chris Skidmore (Kingswood), 

Chloe Smith (Norwich North),

Henry Smith (Crawley), 

Julian Smith (Skipton and Ripon), 

Royston Smith (Southampton, Itchen), 

Mark Spencer (Sherwood), 

Andrew Stephenson (Pendle), 

John Stevenson (Carlisle), 

Bob Stewart (Beckenham), 

Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South),

Rory Stewart (Penrith and The Border), 

Mel Stride (Central Devon), 

Graham Stuart (Beverley and Holderness), 

Julian Sturdy (York Outer), 

Rishi Sunak (Richmond (Yorks)), 

Desmond Swayne (New Forest West), 

Hugo Swire (East Devon), 

Robert Syms (Poole), 

Derek Thomas (St Ives), 

Ross Thomson (Aberdeen South), 

Maggie Throup (Erewash), 

Kelly Tolhurst (Rochester and Strood), 

Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon),

Michael Tomlinson (Mid Dorset and North Poole), 

Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire), 

David Tredinnick (Bosworth), 

Anne-Marie Trevelyan (Berwick-upon-Tweed), 

Elizabeth Truss (South West Norfolk), 

Tom Tugendhat (Tonbridge and Malling), 

Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire), 

Martin Vickers (Cleethorpes), 

Theresa Villiers (Chipping Barnet), 

Charles Walker (Broxbourne), 

Robin Walker (Worcester), 

Ben Wallace (Wyre and Preston North), 

David Warburton (Somerton and Frome), 

Matt Warman (Boston and Skegness), 

Giles Watling (Clacton), 

Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent), 

Heather Wheeler (South Derbyshire), 

Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley), 

John Whittingdale (Maldon), 

Invoice Wiggin (North Herefordshire), 

Gavin Williamson (South Staffordshire), 

Mike Wooden (Dudley South), 

William Wragg (Hazel Grove), 

Jeremy Wright (Kenilworth and Southam), 

Nadhim Zahawi (Stratford-on-Avon). 

Labour No Votes (2) 

Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow)

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Kate Hoey (Vauxhall 

DUP No Votes (10)  

Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry), 

Nigel Dodds (Belfast North), 

Jeffrey M. Donaldson (Lagan Valley), 

Paul Girvan (South Antrim), 

Emma Little Pengelly (Belfast South), 

Ian Paisley (North Antrim), 

Gavin Robinson (Belfast East), 

Jim Shannon (Strangford), 

David Simpson (Higher Bann), 

Sammy Wilson (East Antrim).

Unbiased No Vote (1)  

Sylvia Hermon (North Down) 


 Tory Aye Votes (17) 

Guto Bebb (Aberconwy)

 Richard Benyon (Newbury)

Nick Boles (Grantham and Stamford)

 Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe)

 Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon)

George Freeman (Mid Norfolk)

Justine Greening (Putney)  

Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield)

 Sam Gyimah (East Surrey)

Phillip Lee (Bracknell)

Oliver Letwin (West Dorset)

Paul Masterton (East Renfrewshire)

Sarah Newton (Truro and Falmouth)

Mark Pawsey (Rugby)

Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury)

Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex)

Edward Vaizey (Wantage) 

SNP Aye Votes (35)

Hannah Bardell (Livingston), 

Mhairi Black (Paisley and Renfrewshire South), 

Ian Blackford (Ross, Skye and Lochaber), 

Kirsty Blackman (Aberdeen North), 

Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith), 

Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun), 

Lisa Cameron (East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow), 

Douglas Chapman (Dunfermline and West Fife), 

Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West), 

Ronnie Cowan (Inverclyde), 

Angela Crawley (Lanark and Hamilton East), 

Martyn Day (Linlithgow and East Falkirk), 

Martin Docherty-Hughes (West Dunbartonshire), 

Marion Fellows (Motherwell and Wishaw),

Stephen Gethins (North East Fife), 

Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran), 

Patrick Grady (Glasgow North), 

Peter Grant (Glenrothes), 

Neil Grey (Airdrie and Shotts), 

Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey),

Stewart Hosie (Dundee East), 

Chris Legislation (Dundee West), 

David Linden (Glasgow East), 

Angus Brendan MacNeil (Na h-Eileanan an Iar), 

Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Glasgow South),

Stuart C. McDonald (Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East), 

John McNally (Falkirk), 

Carol Monaghan (Glasgow North West), 

Gavin Newlands (Paisley and Renfrewshire North), 

Brendan O’Hara (Argyll and Bute), 

Tommy Sheppard (Edinburgh East), 

Chris Stephens (Glasgow South West), 

Alison Thewliss (Glasgow Central), 

Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire), 

Pete Wishart (Perth and North Perthshire).    


Heidi Allen (Unbiased – South Cambridgeshire) 

Luciana Berger (Unbiased – Liverpool, Wavertree)

Ann Coffey (Unbiased – Stockport) 

Mike Gapes (Unbiased – Ilford South) 

Chris Leslie (Unbiased – Nottingham East) 

Joan Ryan (Unbiased – Enfield North)

Angela Smith (Unbiased – Penistone and Stocksbridge) 

 Anna Soubry (Unbiased – Broxtowe)

Gavin Shuker (Unbiased – Luton South) 

Chuka Umunna (Unbiased – Streatham)

Sarah Wollaston (Unbiased – Totnes) 


Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat – Carshalton and Wallington) 

 Vince Cable (Liberal Democrat – Twickenham)

Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat – Orkney and Shetland) 

Edward Davey (Liberal Democrat – Kingston and Surbiton) 

Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat – Westmorland and Lonsdale) 

Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat – Edinburgh West) 

Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru – Ceredigion)

Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat – North Norfolk)

Kelvin Hopkins (Unbiased – Luton North)

Ivan Lewis (Unbiased – Bury South) 

Caroline Lucas (Inexperienced Celebration – Brighton, Pavilion) 

Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru – Dwyfor Meirionnydd) 

Jared O’Mara (Unbiased – Sheffield, Hallam)

Fiona Onasanya (Unbiased – Peterborough)

Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat – Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)

Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat – East Dunbartonshire) 

Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru – Arfon)

Chris Williamson (Unbiased – Derby North)

John Woodcock (Unbiased – Barrow and Furness)     

Theresa May arrived back at the Commons this evening ahead of the votes which ruled out Britain leaving with No Deal on March 29 and has now paved the way for Brexit to be delayed

Theresa Might arrived again on the Commons this night forward of the votes which dominated out Britain leaving with No Deal on March 29 and has now paved the way in which for Brexit to be delayed 

Final evening’s votes don’t change the legislation and Brexiteers insist it isn’t binding – however it will likely be seen in Brussels as a transparent sign Britain is blinking over Brexit.  

MPs vote to dam no-deal – what does the Spelman modification imply for Brexit? 

Final evening’s vote on the Spelman modification sends out a powerful symbolic and political message even when it doesn’t truly change the legislation.

The modification handed by 312 votes to 308 is non-binding on the Authorities, to allow them to select to disregard it if they want.

Ms Spelman and Mr Dromey noticed an analogous modification go in January however it has fallen by the wayside.

Avoiding No Deal solely can solely be achieved in two methods: revoking Article 50 and cancelling Brexit or by adopting the Brexit deal.

A delay to Brexit of a number of months or longer would postpone that alternative – and would require a change within the legislation which spells out exit day as March 29 – however it can’t be averted eternally.

But it surely does point out the power of feeling amongst MPs {that a} no-deal Brexit have to be averted and will probably be seen in Brussels as a transparent sign Britain is blinking with the deadline simply days away.

That is more likely to have a big impact when and if Theresa Might heads to Brussels to ask for an extension to Article 50 to realize a workable Brexit deal.

Avoiding No Deal solely can solely be achieved in two methods: revoking Article 50 and cancelling Brexit or by adopting the Brexit deal.

A delay to Brexit of a number of months or longer would postpone that alternative – and would require a change within the legislation which spells out exit day as March 29 – however it can’t be averted eternally.

Within the aftermath of the vote, European Analysis Group chairman Jacob Rees-Mogg stated the modification had no authorized drive.

He informed Sky Information: ‘We stay underneath a system of legislation and a movement handed in Parliament doesn’t override the legislation.’

Earlier, The PM might do not more than nod in help because the Surroundings Secretary set out the Authorities’s plan to dam a No Deal Brexit on Britain’s scheduled exit date – however desperately attempt to hold it on the desk. 

Brexiteers  pushed an alternate plan primarily based on the so-called Malthouse Compromise. It says the Authorities ought to delay Brexit till Might 22, and supply to ‘purchase’ an nearly three-year transition interval till 2021.

The thought was there’s both a full-blown UK-EU commerce deal in place by then or each side are prepared for a No Deal on fundamental World Commerce Organisation phrases. 

The Eurosceptics say if the EU rejects the supply, Britain should crash out with out a deal on Might 22 – following a brief two month delay to organize.

The Brexiteer plan was defeated by a landslide after Stay MPs secured sufficient help to win on the Spelman plan. 

With Mrs Might’s voice failing Mr Gove started the talk by praising her saying: ‘She might quickly have misplaced her voice, however what she has not misplaced, and can by no means lose, is her focus within the nationwide curiosity, and a full-hearted want to do what is correct for our nation.’     

In a determined final try to win spherical help, Mrs Might met with members of her Cupboard inside Parliament forward of the votes at 7pm. 

In the meantime, Jeremy Corbyn whipped his Labour MPs to vote in opposition to Mrs Might’s plan and again the Spelman modification. 

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has stated that if the UK needs to alter its thoughts over Brexit, it will be welcomed again just like the ‘Prodigal Son’. 

Forward of the talk, Chancellor Philip Hammond used his Spring Assertion to subject a stark warning about No Deal and referred to as for the Commons to ‘compromise’.  

Theresa May is losing her voice and asked Michael Gove to open the debate ahead of a vote on taking No Deal off the table - having previously said she would speak

Theresa Might is shedding her voice and requested Michael Gove to open the talk forward of a vote on taking No Deal off the desk – having beforehand stated she would communicate

Mr Gove paid tribute to Mrs May's efforts in her negotiations and said: #She always, always, always acts in the national interest - we are lucky to have her'

Mr Gove paid tribute to Mrs Might’s efforts in her negotiations and stated: #She at all times, at all times, at all times acts within the nationwide curiosity – we’re fortunate to have her’

Michael Gove stated that since Mrs Might misplaced the primary significant vote on her Withdrawal Settlement in January she has spent ‘greater than 19 hours on the despatch field’, and: ‘Has proven fortitude, tenacity, thoughtfulness, diligence – and above all an unselfish and unstinting patriotism.’

Mr Gove stated it was solely acceptable that ‘on all sides of the Home’ MPs recognise the way in which through which the Prime Minister ‘at all times, at all times, at all times places nation first’ – however informed them that after rejecting her deal they now have ‘troublesome decisions to make’ about Brexit.

Earlier the croaky Tory chief insisted she understood Britain’s demand to get Brexit achieved as she croaked by PMQs with a blast at Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to assist go her deal.

Hours after she was humiliated by a second drubbing by the hands of MPs, Mrs Might returned to the Despatch Field to insist: ‘I wish to depart the EU with a superb deal – I consider now we have a superb deal.’ 

The Prime Minister is already preventing for her political life after being humiliated by a crushing Commons defeat final evening which noticed her on the ‘final probability’ Brexit deal voted down by 391 to 242. 

At Prime Minister’s Questions Mrs Might confronted MPs for the primary time for the reason that recent humiliation. She made gentle of her personal incapacity to talk blasted at Mr Corbyn: ‘I’ll not have my very own voice however I perceive the voice of the nation.’

Mrs Might repeatedly informed MPs that the one option to take no deal off the desk for good was to both cancel Brexit altogether or finally again her deal.

However an hour later Chancellor Philip Hammond used his Spring Assertion to undermine his chief by calling for No Deal to be taken off the desk by MPs.  Minutes later Liz Truss undermined him by saying: ‘No deal can be higher than not Brexit-ing’.   

Theresa May insisted in PMQs she understood Britain's demand to get Brexit done as she croaked through PMQs (pictured) with a blast at Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to help pass her deal. But it appears her voice was too weak to go again this afternoon

Theresa Might insisted in PMQs she understood Britain’s demand to get Brexit achieved as she croaked by PMQs (pictured) with a blast at Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to assist go her deal. But it surely seems her voice was too weak to go once more this afternoon

Tally-ho! Stay insurgent ministers’ secret codeword as they tore up centuries of conference in vote to rule out No Deal Brexit FOREVER – whereas refusing to resign from Might’s rudderless authorities

Remainer ministers who defied Theresa Might and helped cease a No Deal Brexit used the code phrase ‘tally-ho!’ earlier than they helped inflict a humiliating defeat on the Prime Minister within the Commons final evening, it was revealed as we speak. 

Brexiteers are livid the ‘gang of 4’ insurgent cupboard members Scottish Secretary David Mundell, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd, Justice Secretary David Gauke and Enterprise Secretary Greg Clark haven’t been sacked after they refused to help Mrs Might. Claire Perry, who attends Cupboard, additionally abstained on the movement.

Final evening Mrs Might was humiliated as her personal movement to maintain No Deal on the desk was hijacked by Remainers who then used it to demand No Deal is killed off eternally.

A Tory revolt led by 17 members of the Authorities who defied a three-line whip helped Labour inflict a Authorities defeat by 321 votes to 278. 

Tonight the PM will now supply a free vote on delaying Brexit past March 29 – however she is anticipated to supply a 3rd vote on her Brexit deal after secret talks with the DUP and Brexiteers and rising fears that Britain won’t ever the EU regardless of 17.4million Britons voting for it in 2016.

Final evening Tories apparently used the code phrase ‘tally-ho’ in a Remainer WhatsApp group minutes earlier than they defied Mrs Might’s instruction to sink an modification that dominated out No Deal ‘underneath any circumstances’. 

And one unnamed MP claimed that within the ‘whole carnage’ of final evening’s vote that MPs who did not wish to obey the whip have been informed they might go to one in every of Westminster’s pubs as a substitute. 

However final evening the ministers who defied Mrs Might have been unabashed by requires them to be sacked having apparently been reassured by No 10 that their jobs are protected.   

David Mundell stated: ‘I am not resigning, as a result of I help the Prime Minister. However I’m simply very clear that I do not help a no-deal Brexit’ whereas Greg Clark additionally refused to go however stated he took a ‘remaining probability’ to take No Deal off the desk. Solely Welfare minister Sarah Newton has stop after voting in opposition to because the PM misplaced management of her social gathering. 

Amber Rudd

David Gauke

Amber Rudd (left) and David Gauke (proper) have been among the many Cupboard ministers who abstained on the No Deal movement, ignoring a three-line Conservative whip 

Business Secretary Greg Clark

Scotland Secretary David Mundell

Enterprise Secretary Greg Clark (left) and Scotland Secretary David Mundell (proper) additionally abstained on the No Deal movement which handed final evening

Theresa May was humiliated when her own motion to keep No Deal on the table was hijacked by Remainers who then used it to demand No Deal is killed off forever.

Theresa Might was humiliated when her personal movement to maintain No Deal on the desk was hijacked by Remainers who then used it to demand No Deal is killed off eternally.

The Tory Remainer revolt led to a Authorities defeat by 321 votes to 278. Nevertheless, with the Prime Minister’s authority in tatters, Downing Road indicated not one of the rebels was more likely to be sacked. 

Sarah Newton quit her Department of Work and Pensions job to defy a three-line whip and vote against no-deal Brexit

Sarah Newton stop her Division of Work and Pensions job to defy a three-line whip and vote in opposition to no-deal Brexit

Theresa Might final evening gave MPs per week to go her Brexit deal – or keep within the EU for years – and is anticipated to place her deal to the Commons for a 3rd time however Brexiteers Tories upset concerning the failure to sack ministers means they’ll by no means vote for her deal. 

Mrs Might’s ebbing authority was uncovered final evening as 15 ministers and aides have been allowed to maintain their jobs regardless of failing to vote with the Authorities.

Cupboard ministers Greg Clark, David Gauke, David Mundell, Claire Perry and Amber Rudd all defied a three-line whip and abstained on a movement that took No Deal off the desk.

They have been joined by seven junior ministers and three Parliamentary Non-public Secretaries. Normally ministers who fail to vote with the Authorities on a three-line whip – the strongest potential demand for them to take action – can be compelled to stop.

In an indication of the chaos on the prime of Authorities, the insurgent ministers revealed that some had been informed they might abstain and hold their jobs, whereas others believed they might be sacked for doing so.

A supply shut to at least one Cupboard minister stated: ‘A big variety of ministers made it clear that they could not vote in opposition to [the motion] in these circumstances and it was understood that they might not must.’ 

However one other of the Cupboard ministers stated they thought they have been going to be sacked for abstaining.

Sarah Newton, a welfare minister, and Paul Masterton, an aide to the House Secretary, voted for the movement and each resigned from their jobs.

Tory MPs had been ordered to vote in opposition to the movement after it had been efficiently amended to rule out No Deal Brexit in all circumstances.

Theresa May (pictured last night in the Commons) signalled she could hold a third vote on her Brexit deal as the only way to get Britain out of the EU withing weeks

Theresa Might (pictured final evening within the Commons) signalled she might maintain a 3rd vote on her Brexit deal as the one option to get Britain out of the EU withing weeks

MPs voted 312 to 308 in defiance of the Tory whips attempt to quash the plan to scrap No Deal for good. Mrs May had wanted to only rule it out on March 29 but keep it on the table for further talks.

MPs voted 312 to 308 in defiance of the Tory whips try to quash the plan to scrap No Deal for good. Mrs Might had wished to solely rule it out on March 29 however hold it on the desk for additional talks.

Brexit hardliners might drive an election to cease Might’s deal… however the grassroots again the prime minister  

By Jack Doyle and Daniel Martin 

Brexiteer hardliners might attempt to collapse the Authorities somewhat than vote once more for Theresa Might’s deal, it emerged final evening.

Senior figures within the European Analysis Group have mentioned voting in opposition to Mrs Might in a confidence vote – doubtlessly forcing a common election – to attempt to drive a No Deal Brexit.

If the sitting Authorities loses a confidence vote, two weeks can be put aside to type a brand new authorities – leaving No Deal to occur by default as there can be no time to cease it.

However this might require Labour MPs to again a no confidence movement, understanding it will lead to No Deal. Yesterday one MP, Sir Christopher Chope, stated he and others who felt ‘betrayed’ would ‘significantly take into account’ such a transfer. It sparked a livid backlash from fellow Tories who referred to as him ‘egocentric and self-indulgent’.

The Mail additionally understands the thought was raised by ERG deputy chairman Steve Baker at a gathering yesterday – though he stated he would by no means vote in opposition to the Authorities in a confidence movement. One supply stated a handful of Eurosceptics would again the transfer – together with those that are planning to retire on the subsequent election – and as much as 20 others might abstain.

Sir Christopher, who got here underneath fireplace for blocking legal guidelines in opposition to taking illicit pictures up girls’s skirts and on combating feminine genital mutilation, was slammed by his personal facet. Tory MP Simon Hart informed the Mail: ‘It’s an absurdly egocentric and self indulgent menace to make, and deserves contempt.’

Sir Christopher’s inflammatory feedback got here throughout yesterday’s dramatic Brexit debate within the Home of Commons. He stated: ‘I expressed no confidence within the Prime Minister once we had a vote in our Parliamentary Celebration. In my thought-about opinion, have been an analogous vote to be held now, there can be an amazing vote of no confidence in her.’

He added: ‘Consider the logical extension to that. I’m not going to make any guarantees now however clearly it will want the Chief of the Opposition to provoke such a transfer. I feel folks on this facet who really feel they’re being betrayed will truly look fastidiously on the implications flowing from that.’

One other arch-Brexiteer, Andrew Bridgen additionally steered there might be an election briefly order yesterday. He informed Radio 4’s At present programme: ‘I’m afraid I can’t see this Parliament staggering on for an important deal longer – if we feature on with nights like final evening, then we’ll all be weighed within the stability by our personal citizens. And perhaps that’s the place we’ve bought to go.’

ERG deputy chairman Mark Francois additionally insisted he wouldn’t again Mrs Might’s deal if it comes again subsequent week. He informed Sky Information: ‘I’m not going to financial institution a lose. I used to be within the Military, I wasn’t educated to lose.’

Help for Theresa Might’s deal amongst Tory grassroots members has doubled in per week, a survey confirmed.

Round 40 per cent of activists on the Conservative House web site now again the settlement – in contrast with simply 19 per cent on March 6.

The earlier determine was recorded earlier than the Prime Minister obtained further assurances from Brussels on the backstop – and earlier than it was clear the Commons voted to take a No Deal Brexit off the desk. Nevertheless, 56 per cent of respondents are nonetheless in opposition to the deal.

The rise in help got here as 39 Tory MPs modified their vote to again Mrs Might’s revised deal. One other ballot by the web site confirmed 78 per cent of members suppose MPs ought to vote in opposition to an extension of Article 50. 

However Cupboard ministers Enterprise Secretary Mr Clark, Justice Secretary Mr Gauke, Scottish Secretary Mr Mundell, Vitality Minister Mrs Perry and Work and Pensions Secretary Miss Rudd ignored the demand and abstained.

They have been joined by Solicitor Basic Robert Buckland, international minister Sir Alistair Burt, defence minister Tobias Ellwood, well being minister Stephen Hammond, enterprise minister Richard Harrington, expertise minister Anne Milton, and digital minister Margot James. Ministerial aides Simon Hoare, Victoria Prentis and Bim Afolami additionally abstained.

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Hardline Eurosceptics vented their fury that Mrs Might had didn’t sack those that had not voted with the Authorities. Jacob Rees-Mogg stated: ‘Collective accountability requires ministers to help authorities coverage or to resign. It’s a fundamental constitutional level.’

Mark Francois, deputy chairman of the European Analysis Group, stated the Authorities was now ‘barely in workplace’.

Mr Francois informed Sky Information: ‘Collective accountability has disintegrated – you would possibly as properly inform the whips’ workplace to pack up and go residence.

‘A variety of very pro-Stay ministers realised how shut it was, that they had achieved the maths, and they also made themselves scarce, regardless that there was a powerful three-line whip to vote in opposition to it. Usually ministers who did that must resign.’

Tory former minister James Duddridge tweeted: ‘How on earth can the Authorities ask backbenchers to help a three-line whip if Authorities ministers refuse to take action?’ 

Jeremy Hunt

Sajid Javid

Doable Tory management candidates Jeremy Hunt (left) and Sajid Javid (proper) each voted for the so-called Malthouse Compromise, a plan backed by hardline Brexiteers 

Andrea Leadsom

Gavin Williamson

Former Tory management contender Andrea Leadsom (left) and Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson (proper) additionally backed the Malthouse compromise 

Fellow Tory MP Conor Burns replied: ‘Fairly proper James.’

Former Tory chief Iain Duncan Smith stated: ‘I’ve by no means in 27 years as an MP seen something like what is occurring in Authorities.

‘How can the Authorities proceed if collective accountability has damaged down and when whipped ministers intentionally abstain?’

Mr Mundell stated: ‘I’ve at all times opposed a No Deal Brexit. The PM has my full help in her goal of leaving the EU with a deal to ship an orderly Brexit.’

Well being minister Mr Hammond stated he refused to vote in opposition to the movement as a result of he believed it will be a ‘catastrophe’.

Mr Masterton tweeted: ‘Tonight I took the troublesome resolution to vote in opposition to the Authorities on the ultimate vote. I promised my constituents I’d oppose No Deal.

‘But it surely can’t be wished away – the fact is we have to agree a deal and I proceed to help the Prime Minister in searching for a means by.’

A Downing Road supply final evening stated ‘voting in opposition to the Authorities is a resigning matter’, however refused to touch upon those that abstained.

The Authorities fell into chaos final evening as gave MPs per week to go her Brexit deal – or keep within the EU for years.  

The leaders of the European Research Group Jacob Rees-Mogg, Steve Baker and Mark Francois vowed to fight on for a No Deal and defeat Mrs May's deal for a third time

Tory Simon Clarke admitted he and other Eurosceptics may have to vote for the deal 'with a gun to my head' if it is brought back for a third time

The leaders of the European Analysis Group Jacob Rees-Mogg, Steve Baker (left) and Mark Francois vowed to struggle on for a No Deal and defeat Mrs Might’s deal for a 3rd time. However Tory Simon Clarke (proper)  admitted he and different Eurosceptics might must vote for the deal ‘with a gun to my head’ whether it is introduced again for a 3rd time.

How lengthy will Brexit be delayed, can or not it’s cancelled and can there be a second referendum? 

May Brexit be stopped? 

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in Parliament following the vote last night

Prime Minister Theresa Might speaks in Parliament following the vote final evening

Mrs Might has warned it is a chance. Whereas she won’t revoke Article 50 herself, she has warned political chaos might see the Authorities changed by Jeremy Corbyn or one other pro-Stay administration.

If Article 50 isn’t revoked or prolonged on March 29, and UK legislation modified accordingly, Britain will depart the EU with out a deal, regardless of the votes final evening to dam it.

May there be a 3rd significant vote? 

It appears extremely probably. However the EU has warned it isn’t ready to barter additional on the deal so it will appear it’s more likely to be a rerun somewhat than a special deal to that which failed on Tuesday.

However the occasions of final evening and as we speak might see Brexiteers swing in behind Mrs Might’s deal, little greater than per week after overwhelmingly rejecting it. 

That will probably be what Mrs Might will probably be hoping in any case.

Some ministers have been suggesting the significant vote three (MV3) happen this week, although subsequent week appears extra probably.  

So it is a clear alternative between June 30 or a for much longer deal? 

It’s extra sophisticated than that. At present’s movement, like yesterday’s, is amendable. So MPs can attempt to management how lengthy an extension of Article 50 the PM ought to ask for. 

Some Brexiteer MPs might suggest shorter extensions. There have even been stories that some hardliners would possibly again an modification which blocks an extension – which appears on final evening’s proof more likely to fail. 

Will there be a second referendum?   

In addition to shorter extensions MPs are in a position to desk amendments as we speak asking for particular longer lengths of delay to Brexit for particular causes, like a second referendum or perhaps a common election – which is favoured by Labour.

Such is the state of disarray in Parliament these might in idea go, though there are as many splits between Stay backers as there are amongst Brexiteers so it will have to be fastidiously worded to realize most help.

What is going to the EU inform Mrs Might? 

EU leaders have already spelled out that an extension won’t be granted simply because British politics is bitterly divided.

They wish to see clear reasoning for extending Article 50. If she arrives with a deal that has been agreed between from time to time it appears probably {that a} shorter extension might be agreed.

If MPs nonetheless haven’t agreed a deal, they’ll wish to see proof that one other plan is in place, like a second refrendum or a common election. However all the EU’s 27 different nations must agree. 

Are there every other causes they might refuse an extension? 

The EU has hinted at a two yr delay, though some distinguished figures have pushed for a brief delay.

One other key date is Might 23. Mrs Might’s personal movement factors out that any extension past June 30 ‘would require the UK to carry European Parliament elections’ resulting from happen on that day.

This may increase the prospect of Brexiteer MEPs like Nigel Farage working for workplace once more.   

European Fee president Jean-Claude Juncker stated that Brexit ought to be accomplished earlier than the European elections which occur between Might 23 and 26.

‘If the UK has not left the EU by then, it will likely be legally required to carry these elections,’ he stated.

What occurs if the EU27 don’t conform to a delay to Brexit?

A refusal to get an extension would most certainly be as a result of there was no deal in place and no various prospect. 

Regardless of final evening’s votes, it might see the UK depart with out a deal on March 29 or attempt to drive by a brand new deal in a matter of days.

Hammond guarantees a £26BILLION ‘deal dividend’: Chancellor warns crashing out means ‘job losses, decrease wages and better costs’

Philip Hammond dangled a £26billion ‘deal dividend’ in entrance of MPs yesterday as he issued stark warnings concerning the dangers of crashing out.  

The Chancellor used his Spring Assertion to insist {that a} no-deal Brexit would imply ‘increased unemployment, decrease wages and better costs within the outlets’.

Mr Hammond appealed for ‘consensus’ over how Britain ought to depart the EU, as he painted a rosy image of the economic system if Brexit hardliners again down and endorse the deal. 

The Chancellor stated the economic system would proceed to develop in yearly to 2023 – at a sooner fee than Germany – if the deal is agreed, even with a slowdown this yr. 

He stated the sturdy economic system meant Britain was taking ‘one other step of… the street out of austerity’ if it averted a no deal shock. 

Mr Hammond stated if MPs go the deal he’ll resolve within the Spending Overview later this yr methods to share the proceeds from any ‘Deal Dividend’ that Treasury aides stated was value £26billion – £11billion greater than thought on the Finances in November.

The cash is on the market deal or no deal – however can be soaked up coping with the implications of no deal if Britain crashes out of the bloc.  

If there’s a deal, the cash would go on elevated spending on public providers, capital funding and conserving taxes low.

Mr Hammond additionally introduced a £100million funding enhance to fight knife crime. The cash pays for a ‘surge’ in road policing in an effort to sort out rising ranges of violence on the nation’s streets. 

There have been additionally spending bulletins on free sanitary merchandise for colleges and a bundle to sort out local weather change. 

In the Spring Statement this lunchtime, the Chancellor is expected to pledge an immediate £100million boost for police forces

Within the Spring Assertion this lunchtime, the Chancellor is anticipated to pledge an instantaneous £100million enhance for police forces

The latest economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility suggest the economy will be slower this year than expected in November (pictured) but with growth every year to 2023

The newest financial forecasts from the Workplace for Finances Duty counsel the economic system will probably be slower this yr than anticipated in November (pictured) however with progress yearly to 2023

Philip Hammond (pictured leaving No 11 Downing Street) will announce a major funding boost to combat knife crime as he unveils his spring statement 16 days before Brexit

Philip Hammond (pictured leaving No 11 Downing Road) will announce a significant funding enhance to fight knife crime as he unveils his spring assertion 16 days earlier than Brexit 

Spring Assertion 2019: What has Hammond revealed? 

  • The Workplace for Finances Duty forecasts GDP progress of 1.2% this yr, then 1.4% in 2020 and 1.6% for every of the next three years.
  • The OBR expects to see 600,000 new jobs by 2023, with wage progress at 3% or increased in annually of the forecast interval. 
  • UK debt is forecast to be decrease in yearly than predicted on the Finances, falling to 82.2% of GDP subsequent yr, then 79%, 74.9% and 74% within the following years and 73% in 2023/24. 
  • £260 million for the Borderlands Development deal masking the border areas of England and Scotland and stated negotiations are progressing on future offers for mid-Wales and Derry/Londonderry.
  • A £700 million bundle of reforms to assist small companies tackle extra apprentices, introduced within the autumn Finances, is to be introduced ahead to the beginning of the brand new monetary yr in April.
  • From June, the UK will start to abolish the requirement for paper touchdown playing cards at factors of entry to the nation and can permit residents of the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Singapore and South Korea to make use of e-gates at airports and Eurostar terminals. 
  • Funding of £79 million allotted to the ARCHER2 supercomputer at Edinburgh College, £45 million for genomics analysis on the European Bioinformatics Institute and £81 million for a brand new Excessive Photonics Centre in Oxfordshire, together with a assure of UK funding for the JET nuclear fusion reactor, no matter occurs with Brexit. 
  • The Authorities will fund free sanitary merchandise in secondary colleges and faculties in England from the following faculty yr. 
  • Some 445,000 sq. kilometres of ocean round Ascension Island to be declared a Marine Protected Space. 
  • A brand new £Three billion Reasonably priced Houses Assure scheme to help supply of round 30,000 inexpensive properties and £717 million from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to unlock as much as 37,000 new properties on websites in West London, Cheshire, Didcot and Cambridge. 


In his 35-minute assertion, Mr Hammond stated that Tuesday’s vote to reject the EU Withdrawal Settlement ‘leaves a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the economic system’ and his most pressing activity is to raise it.

He introduced the newest financial forecasts from the Workplace for Finances Duty counsel the economic system will probably be sharply slower this yr than anticipated – with a downgrade from 1.6per cent to 1.2 per cent – in November.

However progress will rise once more to 1.6 per cent a yr in 2021, 2022 and 2023, the forecasts say. 

He stated: ‘Final evening’s occasions imply we aren’t the place I hoped we might be as we speak.

‘Our economic system is basically strong. However the uncertainty that I hoped we might raise final evening, nonetheless hangs over us.

‘We can not permit that to proceed. It’s damaging our economic system and it’s damaging our standing and repute on the planet.

‘Tonight, now we have a alternative. We are able to take away the specter of an imminent no-deal exit hanging over our economic system.

‘Tomorrow, we could have the chance to begin to map out a means ahead in direction of constructing a consensus throughout this Home for a deal we are able to, collectively help, to exit the EU in an orderly option to a future relationship that can permit Britain to flourish, defending jobs and companies

‘A brighter future is inside our grasp. Tonight, let’s take a decisive step in direction of seizing it and constructing a Britain match for the long run; a Britain the following era will probably be proud to name their residence.’

The Chancellor warned that the nation’s financial progress will probably be in danger in a no-deal Brexit, and stated he was ‘assured’ that the Commons will agree a clean and orderly EU withdrawal ‘over the approaching weeks’. 

Mr Hammond informed MPs: ‘A no-deal Brexit would ship a major short- to medium-term discount within the productive capability of the British economic system. 

‘And as a result of our economic system is working at close to full capability, any fiscal and financial response must be fastidiously calibrated to not merely trigger inflation.’ 

Mr Hammond stated he’ll resolve within the Spending Overview later this yr methods to share the proceeds from any ‘Deal Dividend’, if the UK leaves the EU with a deal, between elevated spending on public providers, capital funding and conserving taxes low. 

Responding to Mr Hammond’s assertion, shadow chancellor John McDonnell stated: ‘We’ve simply witnessed a show by the Chancellor of this Authorities’s poisonous mixture of callous complacency over austerity and … mishandling of Brexit.’ 

Mr Hammond is also expected to warn that money to end austerity can be found only if MPs vote to leave the EU with a deal. He is expected to unveil a 'deal dividend' of £20 billion to invest in public services. PIctured is the current state of the deficit

Mr Hammond can also be anticipated to warn that cash to finish austerity could be discovered provided that MPs vote to go away the EU with a deal. He’s anticipated to unveil a ‘deal dividend’ of £20 billion to put money into public providers. PIctured is the present state of the deficit 

Mr McDonnell stated downgrading forecasts have been a ‘sample’ underneath Mr Hammond earlier than he criticised Authorities borrowing.

Free sanitary merchandise will probably be made out there in ALL colleges in order that ‘ladies now not must miss a day’ as a result of they cannot afford them

The Authorities will fund free sanitary merchandise in colleges to sort out interval poverty, Philip Hammond introduced.

Mr Hammond stated ‘some ladies are lacking faculty’ as a result of they cannot afford to purchase them.  

The Chancellor stated the Division for Schooling would develop the brand new scheme in time for the following faculty yr.

The shock announcement got here amid a small spending spree in Mr Hammond’s Spring Assertion.  

He added: ‘On the deficit, he is boasting concerning the deficit – he isn’t eradicated the deficit as we have been promised by 2015.

‘He is merely shifted it on to the shoulders of headteachers, NHS managers, native councillors and police commissioners and, worst of all, onto the backs of most of the poorest in our society.

‘The implications are stark – toddler mortality has elevated, life-expectancy has decreased, and our communities are much less protected.

‘Police budgets have confronted a lower of £2.7 billion since 2010 and nothing the Chancellor has stated as we speak will make up for the human and financial penalties of these cuts.’

Mr McDonnell added there’s ‘nothing balanced’ a couple of Authorities giving greater than £110 billion of tax cuts to the wealthy and companies whereas ’87 folks a day die earlier than they obtain the care they want’.

Final week Mr Hammond urged forces to divert present sources from decrease precedence crime as a substitute of demanding extra.

He stated backed a ‘surging of sources from different areas of policing exercise into coping with this spike in knife crime’ and stated forces ought to ‘transfer’ cash from different areas.

Mr Hammond's plan again some positive economic figures - including wages (blue line)  rising sharply faster than prices (red line)

Mr Hammond’s plan once more some constructive financial figures – together with wages (blue line)  rising sharply sooner than costs (crimson line) 

However Mr Javid publicly backed senior cops who stated they wanted more cash to pay for time beyond regulation to place extra officers on the streets.

Hammond pledges £100million to struggle the ‘scourge of knife crime’ 

Philip Hammond yesterday introduced a significant funding enhance to fight knife crime.

Within the Spring Assertion, the Chancellor pledged an instantaneous £100million enhance for police forces.

The cash pays for a ‘surge’ in road policing in an effort to sort out rising ranges of violence on the nation’s streets.

It follows a significant Whitehall row between the House Workplace and Treasury, and represents a significant victory for House Secretary Sajid Javid.

Final week Mr Hammond urged forces to divert present sources from decrease precedence crime as a substitute of demanding extra.

Sources stated round two thirds of the money would go to paying for a surge in road policing, and the rest to fund specialist Violence Discount Items.

On Monday 46 London MPs referred to as for Mr Hammond to make use of the Spring Assertion to assist the Metropolitan Police struggle knife crime.

Final week a string of former senior officers stated there was an pressing want for extra police to be recruited.

Lord Hogan-Howe, the previous Met commissioner, has referred to as for an additional 20,000 officers throughout the nation and informed ministers to ‘get a grip on the disaster’.

Police numbers have fallen by 20,000 in England and Wales since 2010. The variety of knife-related deaths rose from 186 in 2015-16 to 285 in 2017-18.

Violent crime rose by practically a fifth within the yr to September 2018, based on police figures, and the rise in knife killings has been significantly pronounced.

Within the final yr alone, 27 under-19s have been stabbed to dying, and there have been 285 knife killings in all – the very best stage for the reason that Second World Warfare.

Forward of the assertion, shadow chancellor John McDonnell urged him to finish Authorities cuts

Downing Road can also be understood to have been backing requires further money. Forces are already set to obtain practically £970 million further within the subsequent monetary yr.

Finish of the fuel boiler: Fossil-fuel heating methods will probably be BANNED in all new-build homes from 2025

Fossil-fuel powered boilers will probably be banned in new construct properties from 2025, the Chancellor revealed yesterday.

Philip Hammond’s transfer spells the start of the tip for fuel boilers in Britain.

The transfer is a part of a bundle of reforms aimed toward tackling local weather change within the Spring Assertion. 

However shadow housing secretary John Healey tweeted: ‘Critically underwhelming housing bulletins from the Chancellor – debt ensures a recycled pledge from 2017, and what seems like a partial backtrack on the Tories’ 2015 resolution to scrap Labour’s zero carbon properties plan… by 2025!’

Theresa Might final week ordered an pressing set of ministerial conferences to debate motion in opposition to knives, however she got here underneath fireplace after claiming there was ‘no direct correlation between sure crimes and police numbers’.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick rejected that declare saying it was apparent ‘there’s some hyperlink between violent crime on the streets and police numbers’

Mrs Might can also be contemplating plans for would-be knife thugs to be handled in the identical means as potential jihadis.

A brand new regime would see councils, colleges and different companies required to report kids thought-about to be vulnerable to being dragged into knife and gang crime.

Forward of the assertion, shadow chancellor John McDonnell urged him to finish Authorities cuts.

Mr McDonnell stated: ‘Dwelling requirements have been squeezed by relentless cutbacks to public providers, as a part of a poisonous Tory cocktail of callousness and incompetence.

‘Philip Hammond should abandon this disastrous austerity agenda of the previous 9 years.

‘Labour will tax the wealthy and big companies to finish austerity, fund our public providers correctly, and rebuild our economic system so it really works for the numerous, not the few.’  


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