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Taken from today’s order paper. The Speaker announces which of the below he has selected later today.

The Speaker has selected the following four amendments.

  • C) Ken Clarke – Customs Union.
  • D) Nick Boles – Common Market 2.0 (Norway Plus).
  • E)  Peter Kyle – Second referendum as confirmatory measure.
  • G) Joanna Cherry – Revocation.

Motions relating to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from and future relationship with the European Union

(A) Unilateral right of exit from backstop

That this House agrees that the UK shall leave the EU on 22 May 2019 with the Withdrawal Agreement amended to allow the UK unilaterally to exit the Northern Ireland backstop.

  • Mr John Baron
  • Andrew Percy
  • Neil Parish
  • Stephen Metcalfe
  • Sir David Amess
  • Martin Vickers

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Mr David Jones, Mr William Wragg, Nigel Mills, Tom Pursglove, Chris Davies, Andrew Rosindell, John Redwood, Andrew Bridgen and Gordon Henderson.

(B) No deal in the absence of a Withdrawal Agreement

That this House agrees that, in the absence of a Withdrawal Agreement that can command the support of the House, the UK shall leave the EU on 12 April 2019 without a deal.

  • Mr John Baron
  • Sir David Amess
  • Martin Vickers
  • Stephen Metcalfe
  • Mr David Jones
  • Chris Davies

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Andrew Rosindell John Redwood Andrew Bridgen
    Gordon Henderson

(C) Customs Union

That this House instructs the Government to:

(1) ensure that any Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration negotiated with the EU must include, as a minimum, a commitment to negotiate a permanent and comprehensive UK-wide custom

  • Mr Kenneth Clarke
  • Hilary Benn
  • Dame Caroline Spelman
  • Alistair Burt
  • Sarah Newton
  • Yvette Cooper

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Sir Oliver Letwin, Richard Benyon, Sir Nicholas Soames, Mr Edward Vaizey.
  • Labour: Jack Dromey, Toby Perkins, Richard Burden, Ruth George, Martin Whitfield, Frank Field, David Hanson, Matt Western, Sir Mark Hendrick, Clive Efford, Diana Johnson, Ms Harriet Harman, Ms Karen Buck, Mrs Madeleine Moon, Ian C. Lucas, Lisa Nandy, Bill Esterson, Helen Goodman, Lucy Powell, Louise Haigh, Shabana Mahmood, Vernon Coaker, Seema Malhotra, Anneliese Dodds, Jim McMahon, Sarah Jones, Rosie Duffield,  Ian Murray, Paul Farrelly, James Frith, Preet Kaur Gill, Rushanara Ali.
  • Liberal Democrat: Norman Lamb.

(D) Common Market 2.0

That this House –

(1) directs Her Majesty’s Government to –

(i) renegotiate the framework for the future relationship laid before the House on Monday 11 March 2019 with the title ‘Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom’ to provide that, on the conclusion of the Implementation Period and no later than 31 December 2020, the United Kingdom shall –

(a) accede to the European Free Trade Association (Efta) having negotiated a derogation from Article 56(3) of the Efta Agreement to allow UK participation in a comprehensive customs arrangement with the European Union,

(b) enter the Efta Pillar of the European Economic Area (EEA) and thereby render operational the United Kingdom’s continuing status as a party to the EEA Agreement and continuing participation in the Single Market,

(c) agree relevant protocols relating to frictionless agri-food trade across the UK/EU border,

(d) enter a comprehensive customs arrangement including a common external tariff, alignment with the Union Customs Code and an agreement on commercial policy, and which includes a UK say on future EU trade deals, at least until alternative arrangements that maintain frictionless trade with the European Union and no hard border on the island of Ireland have been agreed with the European Union,

(ii) negotiate with the EU a legally binding Joint Instrument that confirms that, in accordance with Article 2 of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland of the Withdrawal Agreement, the implementation of all the provisions of paragraph 1 (i) of this motion would cause the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland to be superseded in full;

(2) resolves to make support for the forthcoming European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill conditional upon the inclusion of provisions for a Political Declaration revised in accordance with the provisions of this motion to be the legally binding negotiating mandate for Her Majesty’s Government in the forthcoming negotiation of the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

  • Nick Boles
  • Lucy Powell
  • Stewart Hosie
  • Andrew Percy
  • Stephen Kinnock
  • Dame Caroline Spelman

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Robert Halfon, George Freeman, Antoinette Sandbach, Sir Nicholas Soames, Mr Jonathan Djanogly, Mr Edward Vaizey, Robert Neill, Sir Oliver Letwin, Richard Benyon, Alistair Burt, John Stevenson, Paul Masterton, George Eustice.
  • Labour: Helen Goodman, Jack Dromey, Shabana Mahmood, Jess Phillips, Stephen Twigg, Helen Jones, Seema Malhotra, Liz McInnes, Richard Burden, Mr Ivan Lewis, Sir Mark Hendrick, Ian C. Lucas, Bill Esterson, Karin Smyth, Rushanara Ali, Diana Johnson, Justin Madders.
  • Liberal Democrat: Norman Lamb.
  • Plaid Cymru: Ben Lake.

(E) Confirmatory public vote

That this House will not allow in this Parliament the implementation and ratification of any withdrawal agreement and any framework for the future relationship unless and until they have been approved by the people of the United Kingdom in a confirmatory public vote.

  • Peter Kyle
  • Phil Wilson
  • Justine Greening
  • Margaret Beckett
  • Caroline Lucas
  • Dr Phillip Lee

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Mr Dominic Grieve.
  • Labour: John Cryer, Rachel Reeves, Meg Hillier, Mary Creagh, Lilian Greenwood, Kate Green, Mr George Howarth, Ian Murray, Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield, Debbie Abrahams, Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Tonia Antoniazzi, Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods, Mr Ben Bradshaw, Chris Bryant, Ms Karen Buck, Ruth Cadbury, Alex Cunningham, Geraint Davies, Marsha De Cordova, Anneliese Dodds, Stephen Doughty, Rosie Duffield, Maria Eagle, Julie Elliott, James Frith, John Grogan, Preet Kaur Gill, Dame Margaret Hodge, Dr Rupa Huq, Darren Jones, Sarah Jones, Susan Elan Jones, Liz Kendall, Ged Killen, Clive Lewis, Holly Lynch.
    Kerry McCarthy Mr Pat McFadden Alison McGovern Catherine McKinnell  Anna McMorrin Seema Malhotra Sandy Martin Rachael Maskell Chris Matheson Mrs Madeleine Moon Jess Phillips Bridget Phillipson,  Ellie Reeves, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Mr Virendra Sharma, Mr Barry Sheerman, Tulip Siddiq, Andy Slaughter, Owen Smith, Alex Sobel, Jo Stevens, Wes Streeting, Gareth Thomas, Stephen Timms, Anna Turley, Catherine West, Matt Western, Dr Paul Williams, Stephen Morgan, Richard Burden.
  • Liberal Democrat: Sir Vince Cable, Tom Brake, Mr Alistair Carmichael, Sir Edward Davey, Tim Farron, Wera Hobhouse, Christine Jardine, Norman Lamb, Layla Moran, Jamie Stone, Jo Swinson.
  • Plaid Cymru: Liz Saville Roberts, Jonathan Edwards, Ben Lake, Hywel Williams.
  • SNP: Joanna Cherry, Dr Philippa Whitford.
  • TIG: Heidi Allen, Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Mike Gapes, Mr Chris Leslie, Joan Ryan, Mr Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith, Anna Soubry, Chuka Umunna, Dr Sarah Wollaston.

(F) Public vote to prevent no deal

That this House considers that it would be appropriate to commit to the holding of a public vote if it were necessary to prevent the United Kingdon [sic] leaving the European Union without a deal.

  • Graham P Jones
  • Mr Dominic Grieve

(G) Parliamentary Supremacy

That –

(1) If, at midday on the second last Day before exit day, the condition specified in section 13(1)(d) of the Act (the passing of legislation approving a withdrawal agreement) is not satisfied, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately seek the agreement of the European Council under Article 50(3) of the Treaty to extend the date upon which the Treaties shall cease to apply to the United Kingdom;

(2) If, at midday on the last Day before exit day, no agreement has been reached (pursuant to (1) above) to extend the date upon which the Treaties shall cease to apply to the United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately put a motion to the House of Commons asking it to approve ‘No Deal’;

(3) If the House does not approve the motion at (2) above, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately ensure that the notice given to the European Council under Article 50 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union is revoked in accordance with United Kingdom and European law;

(4) If the United Kingdom’s notice under Article 50 is revoked pursuant to (3) above a Minister of Her Majesty’s Government shall cause an inquiry to be held under the Inquiries Act 2005 into the question whether a model of a future relationship with the European Union likely to be acceptable to the European Union is likely to have majority support in the United Kingdom;

(5) If there is a referendum it shall be held on the question whether to trigger Article 50 and renegotiate that model;

(6) The Inquiry under paragraph (4) shall start within three months of the revocation; and

(7) References in this Motion to “Days” are to House of Commons sitting days; references to “exit day” are references to exit day as defined in the Act; references to the Act are to The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018; and references to the Treaty are to the Treaty on European Union.

  • Joanna Cherry
  • Mr Dominic Grieve
  • Sir Vince Cable
  • Liz Saville Roberts
  • Dr Sarah Wollaston
  • Mr Ben Bradshaw

Other signatories:

  • Labour: Martin Whitfield, Ian Murray, Paul Farrelly, Anna McMorrin, Ged Killen, Rushanara Ali, Emma Dent Coad, Mr David Lammy, Ms Marie Rimmer
  • SNP: Stephen Gethins, Tommy Sheppard, Deidre Brock, Kirsty Blackman, Chris Stephens, Douglas Chapman, Dr Philippa Whitford, Hannah Bardell, Mhairi Black, Ian Blackford, Alan Brown, Dr Lisa Cameron, Ronnie Cowan, Angela Crawley, Martyn Day, Martin Docherty-Hughes, Marion Fellows, Patricia Gibson, Patrick Grady, Peter Grant, Neil Gray, Drew Hendry, Stewart Hosie, Chris Law, David Linden, Angus Brendan MacNeil, Stewart Malcolm McDonald, Stuart C. McDonald, John McNally, Carol Monaghan, Gavin Newlands, Brendan O’Hara, Alison Thewliss, Pete Wishart.
  • Liberal Democrat: Jo Swinson, Layla Moran, Tim Farron, Wera Hobhouse, Mr Alistair Carmichael, Jamie Stone, Tom Brake
  • Plaid Cymru: Hywel Williams
  • Green Party: Caroline Lucas
  • TIG: Anna Soubry, Mr Chris Leslie, Chuka Umunna, Heidi Allen, Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey, Luciana Berger, Mr Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith, Joan Ryan.

(H) EFTA and EEA

That this House notes that the motion to agree the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between Her Majesty’s Government and the European Union was defeated on 29 March; further notes that the Government must, under the agreement made at the EU Council on 22 March, indicate a way forward for consideration by the EU by 12 April; acknowledges that this House has previously expressed its reluctance to leave the EU without an agreement and therefore calls on the Government to –

(a) assert the UK’s existing rights and obligations as a signatory to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Area

(b) indicate to the EU before 12 April that the UK intends to rejoin the European Free Trade Association at the earliest opportunity to make its rights and obligations as an EEA member operable

(c) agree with the EU a further short extension to the UK’s membership of the EU during which accession to the EFTA pillar can be concluded and

(d) negotiate with the EU additional protocols relating to the Northern Ireland border and agri-food trade.

  • George Eustice
  • Jack Dromey
  • Julian Sturdy
  • Robert Halfon
  • Gordon Henderson
  • Damian Green

Other signatories:

  • Conservative: Paul Masterton, Peter Aldous, Sarah Newton, Glyn Davies, Alistair Burt, Dame Caroline Spelman, Chris Davies, Derek Thomas, George Freeman,  Andrew Percy.

210 comments for: Indicative Votes. Bercow selects four motions. All back either a Softer Brexit, a second referendum – or No Brexit at all.

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