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

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard voted with the majority (Not-Content).

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]:


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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
Bishop3 012.0%
Con8 167 (+2 tell)86.3%
DUP0 3100.0%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab149 (+2 tell) 270.5%
LDem65 184.6%
Other3 157.1%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP1 2100.0%
Crossbench49 3745.5%
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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Lord Bowness Conno
Lord Brittan of SpennithorneConno
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Heseltine Conno
Lord Howe of AberavonConno
Lord Hurd of WestwellConno
Lord Patten of BarnesConno
Lord Tugendhat Conno
Lord Gilbert Labaye
Viscount Simon Labaye
Lord Burnett LDemaye
Lord Laird UUPno

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