Those who backed the motion included Guto Bebb, Antointte Sandbach and Ed Vaizey.
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Indicative Votes. Bercow selects four motions. All back either a Softer Brexit, a second referendum – or No Brexit at all.
That’s variously for a customs union; for a custom arrangement plus the Single Market; for a second referendum, and for staying in the EU.
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Grassroots Conservative members passed their verdict in Beaconsfield and in East Staffordshire, though for very different reasons.
Obviously Conservative discipline is in tatters. But, intriguingly, Labour’s isn’t looking great either.
Just when Corbyn ought to be riding high, even the chairman of the Labour Party is ignoring whipped votes.
Those who voted in favour included Boles, Collins and Morgan. Those against, Atkins, Buckland and Green.
Those for included Baron, Ghani and O’Brien. Those against, Gillan, Halfon and McLoughlin.
Those who voted in favour included two Foreign Office Ministers, Alan Duncan and Mark Field.
“I am prepared to leave this job earlier than I intended in order to do what is right for our country and our party.”
The Letwin plan has not exactly delivered the promised clarity. Instead, the Commons has again said what it does not want.
Remainers demand a simple vote on the idea of a second referendum, but are reluctant to actually hold one
They are at least on-brand in refusing to accept the result of the vote on the proposal which has already taken place – which they lost.
What do and don’t we know about Mueller’s investigation, the Trump campaign, and Russian interference?
Cutting through the fog of war and spin can be tricky, but here are the fundamental facts so far.
The list includes the three who resigned from the Government this evening – and Green, one of the Prime Minister’s oldest allies.
The proposal was rejected by 314 votes to 311. Boles, Gyimah, Spelman and Vaizey were among those to rebel. Plus Brine and Harrington.
Hamas, Hezbollah, the IRA, Assad, Maduro, dodgy Czech ‘diplomats’, Iranian propagandists….the list goes on.