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Taken from today’s Order Paper.

The motion

That this House declines to approve leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship on 29 March 2019; and notes that leaving without a deal remains the default in UK and EU law unless this House and the EU ratify an agreement.

Amendment (a): Line 1, leave out from “House” to end and add “rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship.”.

  • Dame Caroline Spelman
  • Jack Dromey
  • Sir Oliver Letwin
  • Hilary Benn
  • Nick Boles
  • Yvette Cooper

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Mr Dominic Grieve.
  • Liberal Democrat: Norman Lamb.
  • Labour: Liz Kendall; Alison McGovern; Stephen Doughty; Mr Pat McFadden; Mary Creagh; and Seema Malhotra.
  • The Independent Group: Anna Soubry; Mr Chris Leslie; Mike Gapes; Heidi Allen; Luciana Berger; Ann Coffey; Joan Ryan; Mr Gavin Shuker; Angela Smith; Chuka Umunna; and Dr Sarah Wollaston.
  • Scottish National Party: Kirsty Blackman and Joanna Cherry.

Amendment (b): Line 1, leave out from “House” to end and add “calls on the Government to bring forward urgently the legislation necessary to require the Prime Minister to revoke before 29 March 2019 the UK’s notice of intention to withdraw from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.”.

  • Angus Brendan MacNeil
  • Mr Kenneth Clarke
  • Keith Vaz
  • Jonathan Edwards
  • Pete Wishart
  • Dr Paul Williams

Other signatories:

  • Labour: Jo Stevens; Catherine West; Barry Sheerman; and Ged Killen.
  • Scottish National Party: Drew Hendry; Douglas Chapman; Patricia Gibson; Hannah Bardell; Stewart C McDonald; Stewart Malcolm McDonald; Gavin Newlands; Chris Stephens; Carol Monaghan; Stewart Hosie; Dr Philippa Whitford; Joanna Cherry; Martyn Day; John McNally; Ronnie Cowan; Martin Docherty-Hughes; and Chris Law.
  • Plaid Cymru: Ben Lake; Hywel Williams; and Liz Saville-Roberts.

Amendment (c): Line 1, leave out from “House” to end and add “notes that the National Assembly for Wales, the Scottish Parliament and the House of Commons all voted overwhelmingly to reject the Prime Minister’s deal; recognises that the National Assembly for Wales and the Scottish Parliament voted convincingly in favour of a People’s Vote; further notes that this House rejected the UK’s leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement and a future relationship framework; and therefore calls on the
Government to honour the respective will of each Parliament by seeking to extend the time under Article 50(3) of the Treaty on European Union until 2021, or until the future relationship has been negotiated, and by holding a binding referendum at the end of that period on either accepting the Withdrawal Agreement or retaining membership of the European Union.”.

  • Hywel Williams
  • Liz Saville Roberts
  • Jonathan Edwards
  • Ben Lake

Amendment (d): Line 2, leave out from “2019;“ to end and add “resolves that under no circumstances should the United Kingdom leave the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship; and notes that options available to this House now include instructing the Prime Minister to request an extension of the Article 50 period, instructing the Prime Minister to revoke the Article 50 notification, and making arrangements for a public vote on whether or not the United Kingdom should proceed with leaving the European Union.”.

  • Anna Soubry
  • Mike Gapes
  • Heidi Allen
  • Luciana Berger
  • Ann Coffey
  • Mr Chris Leslie

Other signatories:

  • The Independent Group: Joan Ryan; Mr Gavin Shuker; Angela Smith; Chuka Umunna; and Dr Sarah Wollaston.

Amendment (e): Line 2, leave out from “Relationship” to end.

  • Anna Soubry
  • Mike Gapes
  • Heidi Allen
  • Luciana Berger
  • Ann Coffey
  • Mr Chris Leslie

Other signatories:

  • The Independent Group: Joan Ryan; Mr Gavin Shuker; Angela Smith; Chuka Umunna; and Dr Sarah Wollaston.
  • Plaid Cymru: Liz Saville Roberts; Hywel Williams; Ben Lake; and Jonathan Edwards.

Amendment (f): At end, add “; notes the steps taken by the Government, the EU and its Member States to minimise any disruption that may occur should the UK leave the EU without an agreed Withdrawal Agreement and proposes that the Government should build on this work as follows:

1. That the Government should publish the UK’s Day One Tariff Schedules immediately;

2. To allow businesses to prepare for the operation of those tariffs, that the Government should seek an extension of the Article 50 process to 10.59pm on 22 May 2019, at which point the UK would leave the EU;

3. Thereafter, in a spirit of co-operation and in order to begin discussions on the Future Relationship, the Government should offer a further set of mutual standstill agreements with the EU and Member States for an agreed period ending no later than 30 December 2021, during which period the UK would pay an agreed sum equivalent to its net EU contributions and satisfy its other public international law obligations; and

4. The Government should unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU citizens resident in the UK.”

  • Damian Green
  • Mr Iain Duncan Smith
  • Nicky Morgan
  • Mr Steve Baker
  • Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg
  • Simon Hart

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Lee Rowley; Eddie Hughes; Ross Thomson; Mr Ranil Jayawardena; Mr Simon Clarke; Zac Goldsmith; Mr William Wragg; George Eustice; Sir Desmond Swayne; Mrs Pauline Latham; Priti Patel; Robert Courts; Sir Bernard Jenkin, Mr John Whittingdale; Craig Mackinlay; Andrea Jenkyns; Ms Nadine Dorries; Andrew Lewer; Conor Burns; Tom Pursglove; Mr Jonathan Lord; Mr Laurence Robertson; and Andrew Bridgen.
  • Democratic Unionist: Nigel Dodds.

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