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Summary

  1. MPs back May's plans to offer a vote on an extension if her deal fails to get support
  2. The amendment was put forward by Yvette Cooper to make the PM keep her word
  3. 20 Tory MPs voted against the plan
  4. Labour's amendment was defeated by a majority of 83 and they will now back a further referendum
  5. Earlier: Theresa May faced off against Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Peter Barnes

    Senior elections and political analyst, BBC News

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    Senior elections and political analyst, BBC News

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  2. Who voted against the Cooper amendment?

    The Cooper amendment passed by 502 votes to 20.

    The amendment stated that if MPs vote to delay Brexit, the government should seek an extension from the EU and bring forward legislation to change, in law, the date of the UK's departure.

    The 20 Conservative MPs who voted against the amendment were:

    • Sir Bill Cash
    • Lucy Allan
    • Philip Davies
    • Gareth Johnson
    • Anne Marie Morris
    • Bob Stewart
    • Michael Tomlinson
    • John Baron
    • Rehman Chishti
    • Richard Drax
    • Esther McVey
    • Tom Pursglove
    • Sir Desmond Swayne
    • Martin Vickers
    • Bob Blackman
    • David TC Davies
    • Philip Hollobone
    • Nigel Mills
    • Henry Smith
    • Sir Robert Syms

    A total of 88 Conservative MPs abstained including Jacob Rees-Mogg, Iain Duncan Smith and Steve Baker.

    And 10 Labour MPs and 9 DUP MPs also abstained. DUP MP Gavin Robinson voted for the amendment.

    Conservative MPs Sir Christopher Chope and Peter Bone were the tellers for the noes.

  3. What happened this evening?

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    Firstly Conservative Caroline Spelman and Labour's Jack Dromey proposed an amendment which would have ensured the prime minister's commitment to give MPs a vote on delaying Brexit is legally binding.

    However, after receiving assurances from the government they withdrew their amendment.

    The government accepted Conservative Alberto Costa's amendment which sought to protect the rights of UK citizens living in the the EU and vice versa - regardless of an EU withdrawal deal being agreed.

    The government also accepted an amendment from Labour MP Yvette Cooper committing the UK to extending Article 50 if MPs votes to delay Brexit.

    Despite government approval, Ms Cooper's amendment was still pushed to a vote where it was passed 502 votes to 20.

    Two other amendments were also put to a vote - Labour's amendment putting forward their plan's for Brexit and the SNP's amendment seeking to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

    Both were rejected 323 votes to 240; and 324 votes to 288 respectively.

  4. Breakdown of vote on Labour amendment

    Chart showing details of vote on Labour amendment
  5. Who voted for the SNP amendment?

    Brexit debate

    The SNP amendment (k) which insisted the UK should not leave the EU in any circumstances without a deal "regardless of any exit date" was defeated by 324 votes to 288.

    Conservative MP Ken Clarke voted against the government in favour of this amendment preventing no-deal.

    Seven Labour MPs rebelled and voted against the amendment; Kevin Barron, Jim Fitzpatrick, Caroline Flint, Stephen Hepburn, Kate Hoey, John Mann and Graham Stringer.

    Five Conservative MPs abstained from the vote; Guto Bebb, Justine Greening, Dominic Grieve, Sam Gyimah and Phillip Lee.

    Eleven Labour MPs also abstained from the vote.

  6. Majority of 482 for Cooper amendment

    Chart showing votes for Cooper amendment
  7. Who voted for the Labour amendment?

    Brexit debate

    The Labour frontbench amendment outlining Labour's Brexit plan was defeated by 323 votes to 240.

    Ken Clarke, the longest serving Conservative MP, was the only MP from his party to rebel and vote in favour of the Labour amendment.

    Labour MP for Jarrow Stephen Hepburn was the only Labour MP to vote against his party's amendment.

    MPs from the Independent Group, SNP, Green Party and Liberal Democrats abstained.

  8. Motion approved by the Commons

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    The government motion as a whole is approved unanimously by MPs.

  9. Cooper amendment passes

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    Yvette Cooper's amendment has been approved by MPs.

    Ayes: 502

    Noes: 20

    Majority: 482

  10. MPs vote on Yvette Cooper's amendment

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    Labour's Yvette Cooper also moves her amendment, which is pushed to a vote.

    The amendment states that if MPs vote to delay Brexit, the government should seek an extension from the EU and bring forward legislation to change, in law, the date of the UK's departure.

    It would not be binding in the same way as an Act of Parliament, but would nonetheless be an expression of the will of the House and that would be politically difficult for Mrs May to ignore.

    The result is expected in around 15 minutes.

  11. MPs approve Costa amendment on EU citizens' rights

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    Conservative Caroline Spelman does not move her amendment.

    But Conservative MP Alberto Costa does move his amendment (b).

    The amendment calls on the government to implement the part of the withdrawal agreement - the so-called "divorce bill" element of the deal - that includes citizens' rights at "the earliest opportunity" regardless of the outcome of negotiations.

    MPs approve the amendment without voting on it.

  12. Majority of 36 against SNP amendment

    Chart showing votes on SNP amendment
  13. SNP amendment defeated

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    The SNP amendment has also been defeated:

    Ayes: 288

    Noes: 324

    Majority: 36

  14. Majority of 83 against Labour amendment

    Chart showing votes on Labour amendment
  15. MPs vote on SNP amendment

    Brexit debate

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    MPs are now voting on SNP amendment (k).

    This amendment insists that the UK should not leave the EU in any circumstances without a deal "regardless of any exit date".

    The result is expected in around 15 minutes.