The presence of four Labour Leavers helped the UK to avoid a customs union – but their absence on a more minor amendment produced a Government defeat.
Some would-be rebels switched sides at the last minute, while at least three others abstained.
Clarke, Grieve, Morgan, Soubry, Neill, Stephen Hammond, Wollaston, Sandbach and Lefroy back major changes to the Bill (as do some Brexiteers)
Nineteen Members of Parliament have so far declared publicly.
Nicky Morgan also didn’t vote, along with Ben Howlett and Nick Herbert.
Plus: the Government should not reveal its Brexit negotiating hand. And: should I contest North Norfolk again after all?
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.
Jesse Norman wins Culture, Julian Lewis Defence…and Meg Hillier is the new Chairman of the Public Accounts Committtee.
Bob Neill leads a new attempt to get the measure passed into law
Bob Neil re-presents it for Second Reading today. Here are extracts from its Second Reading last time round
Recent ConservativeHome authors James Wharton and Guto Bebb are present. Both expressed concern about the consequences for their areas of the offer to Scotland.
Number 10 has been closing down easy hits for UKIP. It shouldn’t open one up by helping to put the 0.7 per cent target into law.
Today’s papers suggest that he might. In anticipation, we list some of the potential ramifications for Clegg himself and for the other party leaders.
But will the Government use the Parliament Act to force it past Labour and Lib Dem peers?
Lib Dem MPs secured the top two spots on the Private Members’ Bill ballot.