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.
But he doesn’t think enough of his fellow Labour MPs will do so to carry the Withdrawal Agreement over the line.
Plus: Why call McCain a maverick?; the Labour MPs who deserve an award for courage; and who is the right’s Artist Taxi Driver?
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.
Does the narrowness of the win signal further problems to come, or has the Government headed off the revolt?
There have been some shocking cases of personal abuse. Bullying must not be allowed to triumph.
WATCH: John Mann tells the Commons that his wife has been threatened with rape by a leftist anti-semite
“I didn’t expect my daughter to be rung by Special Branch to check her movements in this country.”
The failure to confront anti-semitism within the Labour Party has led to a total breakdown of trust.
The Government won by 326 votes to 290. Ken Clarke voted against the Programme Motion – the only Tory vote against the Bill earlier today.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Michael Gove: In this coming year, let’s all come together – to campaign for a clean, constructive and complete Brexit.
Change Britain activists who backed both Leave and Remain will be on the streets, maintaining the momentum for reform that this year’s vote has unlocked.
Labour MPs are beginning to worry that they have lost the ear of their own core vote.
Livingstone’s conduct is deeply offensive both to those of us who lost loved ones in the Holocaust, and to the vast majority of people in the United Kingdom.