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Five Conservative MPs voted against the Government’s motion –

  • Peter Bone
  • Christopher Chope
  • Philip Hollobone
  • Anne Marie Morris
  • Sarah Wollaston

That’s four Leavers and one Remainer.  Chope has recently been scragged by senior Ministers after blocking Zac Goldsmith’s Bill on female genital mutiliation.  His vote looks like a form of revenge.

And two Conservative MPs backed the SNP’s anti-Brexit amendment –

  • Ken Clarke
  • Sarah Wollaston

– together with 13 Labour MPs

  • Debbie Abrahams
  • Tonia Antoniazzi
  • Ben Bradshaw
  • Karen Buck
  • Ann Clwyd
  • Ann Coffey
  • Mary Creagh
  • Stella Creasy
  • Geraint Davies
  • Rosie Duffield
  • Mike Gapes
  • Kate Green
  • Meg Hillier

Meanwhile, it is claimed that 67 Conservative MPs abstained, 44 of whom have been named as follows –

  • Heidi Allen
  • David Amess
  • Steve Baker
  • Guto Bebb
  • Suella Braverman
  • Andrew Bridgen
  • Bill Cash
  • Rehman Chishti
  • Simon Clarke
  • Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
  • Nadine Dorries
  • Richard Drax
  • Iain Duncan-Smith
  • Charlie Elphicke
  • Mark Francois
  • Marcus Fysh
  • Chris Green
  • Justine Greening
  • Sam Gyimah
  • Mark Harper
  • Ranil Jayawardena
  • Bernard Jenkin
  • Boris Johnson
  • Jo Johnson
  • Pauline Latham
  • Andrew Lewer
  • Julian Lewis
  • Jonathan Lord
  • Tim Loughton
  • Esther McVey
  • Sheryll Murray
  • Priti Patel
  • Owen Paterson
  • John Redwood
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg
  • Andrew Rosindell
  • Douglas Ross
  • Antoinette Sandbach
  • Grant Shapps
  • Anna Soubry
  • Bob Stewart
  • Anne-Marie Trevelyan
  • Shailesh Vara
  • John Whittingdale

One has to be a bit careful with absentions – since an MP who doesn’t vote may be ill, or absent for reasons other than believing that he can’t support his party in the lobbies.

But this list of ERG supporters and other Hard Brexiteers, sprinked with Remainers and some Soft Brexiteers, is clearly full of Conservative MPs who deliberately deprived May of their suppport.

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