Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected — 30 Jan 2008 at 19:15

Christopher Huhne MP, Eastleigh voted with the majority (No).

The majority No voters rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill. If passed this would have removed energy from the list of the European Union (EU)'s shared policy areas as set out in the Treaty of Lisbon. However, the amendment was defeated.

The amendment can be seen as an attempt to limit Britain's further integration with the European Union.

The European Union (Amendment) Bill implements the Lisbon Treaty into UK law. The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[2]:

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con1 152 (+2 tell)080.3%
DUP0 3033.3%
Ind2 1060.0%
Lab292 (+2 tell) 3084.4%
LDem50 0079.4%
PC2 0066.7%
SNP5 0083.3%
Total:352 159081.6%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye

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