Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill — 5 Mar 2008 at 18:30

Jon Cruddas MP, Dagenham voted with the majority (Aye).

The majority Aye voters passed a motion[1] that clause 8 ('Commencement') of the European Union (Amendment) Bill should remain in the Bill.

This vote took place after two votes on whether there should be a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty. Consequently, the House of Commons confirmed when the Lisbon Treaty would come into force in the UK.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con1 186 (+2 tell)097.9%
DUP0 6066.7%
Ind0 3060.0%
Lab308 (+2 tell) 6089.8%
LDem46 7084.1%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 60100.0%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:355 218091.3%

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
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
George MudieLeeds EastLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDem (front bench)no
Sandra GidleyRomseyLDem (front bench)no
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemno
John HemmingBirmingham, YardleyLDemno
Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDemno
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)no
Richard Younger-RossTeignbridgeLDem (front bench)no

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