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Amendment F calls on  the govt to seek parliament’s approval on leaving without a deal if Britain comes within a week of doing so – essentially designed to block  a no deal Brexit.  

Here is the full text:

At end, add “and orders that, in the event that the UK comes within seven calendar days of leaving the European Union without a deal, the government must make arrangements within two sitting days, or if this house has been adjourned for more than four days to arrange for the House to be recalled under standing order no. 13 (Earlier meeting of the House in certain circumstances) for this purpose, for a minister of the crown to move a motion on whether this house approves the UK leaving the EU without a deal and on whether the UK government should be required to request an extension of the period in article 50(3) of the treaty on  European Union  in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit and to give time for parliament to determine a different approach.”

Result:  Yes 311 No 314  

Extra reading:

  • Brexit voting underway: Letwin Amendment Yes 329 vs No 302
  • UK PM May: Alternative is to pursue  different  form of Brexit or a second referendum
  • UK PM May: There is not support in the House to hold  third  vote on  deal