Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected — 5 Feb 2008 at 22:00

Mark Simmonds MP, Boston and Skegness voted in the minority (Aye).

The majority No voters rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill aimed at limiting the power of the European Court of Justice to interpret the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

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
Con0 163 (+2 tell)085.5%
DUP0 4044.4%
Ind1 1040.0%
Lab302 (+2 tell) 0086.4%
LDem48 0076.2%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP3 0050.0%
Total:357 168083.4%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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