Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions — 26 Feb 2008 at 19:35

Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (No).

The majority Aye voters successfully approved[1] the Government's policy towards the Treaty of Lisbon in respect of the Treaty's provisions concerning the effectiveness of the EU institutions and EU decision-making.

This was thus a further step along the road of ratifying the Lisbon Treaty and promoting closer European integration.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con2 148 (+2 tell)078.8%
DUP0 4044.4%
Ind0 2040.0%
Lab294 (+2 tell) 6085.8%
LDem0 000.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:297 168074.0%

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 ClarkeRushcliffeConaye
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabno

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