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

Lord Eden of Winton voted in the minority (Content).

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 112 (+2 tell)57.4%
Crossbench24 1118.8%
DUP0 266.7%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab121 (+2 tell) 156.9%
LDem45 159.7%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:193 13145.9%

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

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