Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected — 5 Mar 2008 at 18:30

Bob Russell MP, Colchester did not vote.

The majority No voters rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill.

MP Austin Mitchell commented on the amendment which was the subject of this division stating:

  • Amendment No. 296 provides for an enabling power to have another referendum, so would that not satisfy the Liberal desire to have their in/out referendum?

The amendment was another mechanism by which some MPs tried to force a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty. A previous attempt had also failed.

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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
Con3 188099.0%
DUP0 6066.7%
Ind0 4080.0%
Lab308 (+2 tell) 24 (+2 tell)095.5%
LDem0 14022.2%
PC0 30100.0%
Res0 10100.0%
SNP0 60100.0%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:311 247088.8%

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 ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)no
David CurrySkipton and RiponCon (front bench)no
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConno
Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabtellaye
Frank CookStockton NorthLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)aye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLab (minister)aye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)aye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)aye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLab (minister)aye
David MarshallGlasgow EastLab (minister)aye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
Anne MoffatEast LothianLab (minister)aye
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)aye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLab (minister)aye
Gisela StuartBirmingham, EdgbastonLab (minister)aye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Paul TruswellPudseyLabaye

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