May wins first 5 votes on EU withdrawal bill in committee despite Tory backlash over fixing Brexit date – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including MPs debating and voting on the first day of the EU withdrawal bill’s committee stage

The final vote was that clause 6 stand part. That went through by acclamation, meaning there was no need for a division.

And that’s it. Day one of the committee stage is over. Only seven more to go.

The Labour amendment has been defeated by 316 votes to 295 votes – a majority of 21.

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