Stormont brake: How did your MP vote on key part of new Brexit deal?


The government has won a vote on a key part of its new Brexit deal, despite opposition from some of its own MPs.

MPs voted by a margin of 515 to 29 to approve the Stormont brake, a key part of the government’s new agreement with the EU.

Known as the Windsor Framework, the deal seeks to fix ongoing issues with trade between Britain, Northern Ireland and the EU.

Twenty-two Conservative MPs voted against the deal, including former prime ministers Boris Johnson and Liz Truss, and former party leader Iain Duncan Smith.

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Mr Johnson told MPs that the measure would leave the UK unable to “properly diverge and take advantage of Brexit”.

The number of Conservative rebels was smaller than some had predicted, meaning the government did not need to rely on Labour votes to pass the measure.

How did your MP vote? Search for your constituency in the table below.

The Windsor Framework, agreed between Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen last month, aims to ease border checks on goods travelling from Britain to Northern Ireland.

The agreement would allow goods unlikely to be sent to the EU to enter Northern Ireland without full controls and checks.

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The Stormont brake would allow members of the Northern Ireland Assembly to formally flag concerns about the imposition of new EU laws.


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