The amendment was seen off by 314-312, so the six votes from the Opposition benches made all the difference.
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The amendment passed by 317 to 301 – and seven Labour MPs rebelled to back it.
The role of these MPs in pro-Leave seats abstaining on or voting against the Cooper amendment in defiance of the whip was crucial.
The Government is suggesting that it will make little difference in practical terms – but opposed it for symbolic and political reasons.
Stephen Hammond’s loss and Phillip Lee’s win. Full list of Conservatives who rebelled on Trade Bill amendments.
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.
Frank Field, Kate Hoey, Graham Stringer and Kelvin Hopkins voted with the Government.
Does the narrowness of the win signal further problems to come, or has the Government headed off the revolt?
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
The Government won by 326 votes to 290. Ken Clarke voted against the Programme Motion – the only Tory vote against the Bill earlier today.
The seven Conservative MPs who rebelled over a Parliamentary vote on a Brexit deal. Osborne abstains.
Nicky Morgan also didn’t vote, along with Ben Howlett and Nick Herbert.
The group wants a Hard Brexit. Either way, the Government should move Article 50 before next spring is over.
We’re off! The new organisation for Brexit has a no-nonsense message, all-party support, lots of money – and should become the official Leave campaign.
How the Chancellor used Manchester as his starting-point of his Northern Powerhouse plan for urban revival and election success.
Bob Neil re-presents it for Second Reading today. Here are extracts from its Second Reading last time round
Ed Miliband made more of a mess of the council elections than he made of that bacon sandwich.