Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on the Euro — rejected — 20 May 2008 at 17:24

was absent

The majority Not-Contents rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill. The amendment would have required a referendum to take place on the Euro if the government wanted to adopt the currency.

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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop1 04.0%
Con2 113 (+2 tell)57.1%
Crossbench24 1118.7%
DUP0 266.7%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab121 (+2 tell) 157.1%
LDem45 159.0%
Other0 114.3%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP0 133.3%
Total:193 13345.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

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Brittan of SpennithorneConno
Patten of BarnesConno
Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Craigavon Crossbenchaye
The of ErrollCrossbenchaye
Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
Luce Crossbenchaye
Monson Crossbenchaye
Neill of BladenCrossbenchaye
Nickson Crossbenchaye
Owen Crossbenchaye
Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Slim Crossbenchaye
Brooks of TremorfaLabaye
Burnett LDem (front bench)aye

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