Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading — 21 Jan 2008 at 21:45

Anne Begg MP, Aberdeen South voted with the majority (Aye).

The majority Aye voters agreed to give a second reading to the European Union (Amendment) Bill. A second reading is where the main principles and purpose of a Bill is discussed. This Bill will give effect in United Kingdom law to the Lisbon Treaty.

The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[1]:


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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con3 186 (+2 tell)098.5%
DUP0 90100.0%
Independent0 3075.0%
Independent Labour1 00100.0%
Lab307 (+2 tell) 18092.9%
LDem50 0079.4%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:362 224092.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
David CurrySkipton and RiponCon (front bench)aye
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConaye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)no
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLab (minister)no
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)no
David MarshallGlasgow EastLab (minister)no
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)no
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLab (minister)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)no
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno

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