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

Lord Vallance of Tummel 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 166 (+2 tell)87.1%
Crossbench47 3644.1%
DUP0 3100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab148 (+2 tell) 269.7%
LDem65 185.7%
Other1 011.1%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:272 21267.2%

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 Con (front bench)no
Lord Brittan of SpennithorneConno
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Heseltine Conno
Lord Howe of AberavonCon (front bench)no
Lord Hurd of WestwellConno
Lord Patten of BarnesConno
Lord Tugendhat Conno
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Lord Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Lord Ballyedmond Crossbenchaye
Lord Bew Crossbenchaye
Lord Bilimoria Crossbenchaye
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Chalfont Crossbenchaye
Baroness Cox Crossbenchaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Lord Dear Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Deech Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Fellowes Crossbenchaye
Lord Greenway Crossbenchaye
Lord Guthrie of CraigiebankCrossbenchaye
Lord Hameed Crossbenchaye
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
Lord Luce Crossbenchaye
The Countess of MarCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Monson Crossbenchaye
Viscount Montgomery of AlameinCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Moran Crossbenchaye
Lord Neill of BladenCrossbenchaye
Lord Nickson Crossbenchaye
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchaye
Lord Owen Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Ramsbotham Crossbenchaye
Lord Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Scott of FoscoteCrossbenchaye
Lord Skidelsky Crossbenchaye
Viscount Slim Crossbenchaye
Lord St John of BletsoCrossbenchaye
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbench (front bench)aye
Viscount Tenby Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Gilbert Labaye
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)aye
Lord Burnett LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Laird UUPno

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