Lisbon Treaty — Change the date upon which the Treaty will come into force — rejected — 11 Jun 2008 at 19:24

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The majority of the Lords voted against changing the time when the Lisbon Treaty comes into force.[1] As the European Union (Amendment) Bill stood the Lisbon Treaty would come into force when the Bill received Royal Assent. The amendment attempted to change the wording of the Bill so that it would come into force when the Secretary of State introduced a statutory instrument to enact the relevant sections. However, the amendment was defeated.

The European Union (Amendment) Bill implements the Lisbon Treaty into UK law. The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[2]:


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Bishop3 012.0%
Con8 167 (+2 tell)86.3%
Crossbench49 3745.5%
DUP0 3100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab149 (+2 tell) 270.5%
LDem65 184.6%
Other3 157.1%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP1 2100.0%
Total:278 21668.2%

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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Bowness Conno
Brittan of SpennithorneConno
Garel-Jones Conno
Heseltine Conno
Howe of AberavonConno
Hurd of WestwellConno
Patten of BarnesConno
Tugendhat Conno
Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Ballyedmond Crossbenchaye
Bew Crossbenchaye
Bilimoria Crossbenchaye
Cameron of DillingtonCrossbenchaye
Chalfont Crossbenchaye
Cox Crossbenchaye
Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Dear Crossbenchaye
Deech Crossbenchaye
Fellowes Crossbenchaye
Greenway Crossbenchaye
Guthrie of CraigiebankCrossbenchaye
Hameed Crossbenchaye
Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
Luce Crossbenchaye
The of MarCrossbenchaye
Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Monson Crossbenchaye
Montgomery of AlameinCrossbenchaye
Moran Crossbenchaye
Neill of BladenCrossbenchaye
Nickson Crossbenchaye
Ouseley Crossbenchaye
Owen Crossbenchaye
Palmer Crossbenchaye
Ramsbotham Crossbenchaye
Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Rowe-Beddoe Crossbenchaye
Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbenchaye
Scott of FoscoteCrossbenchaye
Skidelsky Crossbenchaye
Slim Crossbenchaye
St John of BletsoCrossbenchaye
Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbenchaye
Tenby Crossbenchaye
Gilbert Labaye
Simon Labaye
Burnett LDem (front bench)aye
Laird UUPno

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