Brexit voting underway: Letwin Amendment Yes 329 vs No 302


Three amendments to May's plan are being voted upon:

  • Amendment A, also known as the Letwin amendment, which seeks to take control of parliament and hold indicative votes on Brexit options.
  • Amendment D calls on the gov't to give parliament time to find a majority for a different approach on Brexit.
  • Amendment F calls on the govt to seek parliaments approval on leaving without a deal if Britain comes within a week of doing so.

The first vote, on the Letwin amendment, has been passed: Yes 329 to the No 302.

(Three ministers resign to back Letwin amendment: As well as Richard Harrington, the Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt and the health minister Steve Brine have also resigned because they voted for the Letwin amendment, government sources have confirmed).

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