Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected — 27 Feb 2008 at 16:06

Roger Williams MP, Brecon and Radnorshire voted with the majority (No).

The majority No voters rejected a motion criticising[1] the Government's policy towards the Treaty of Lisbon in respect of that Treaty's provisions concerning climate change.

However, it is notable that in this instance the mainly Conservative Aye-voters appeared to be urging the "EU and the member states to do more together" to combat climate change[2]. Accordingly, this amendment was not principally an attempt to limit power to the European Union although it did serve for some to attempt to frustrate the Government's efforts to ratify the Lisbon Treaty.

The European Union (Amendment) Bill implements the Lisbon Treaty into UK law. The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[3]:

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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 156 (+2 tell)082.4%
DUP0 5055.6%
Ind1 2060.0%
Ind Lab1 00100.0%
Lab282 (+2 tell) 1081.0%
LDem53 0084.1%
PC3 00100.0%
SNP4 0066.7%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:345 165081.2%

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
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye

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