Lisbon Treaty — Delay till 20 October 2008 — rejected — 18 Jun 2008 at 18:07

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

The majority of Lords voted against passing the following motion to the European Union (Amendment) Bill during its Third Reading debate that:[1]

  • Notwithstanding the normal practice of the House, this Bill be read a third time no earlier than Monday 20 October 2008 to allow --
  • Parliament to consider the most appropriate response to the changed circumstances and uncertainties caused by the rejection of the Lisbon treaty in the Irish referendum; and
  • any amendments to the Bill made necessary by those changed circumstances to be considered in detail by the House, if necessary on recommitment.

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%
Con7 144 (+2 tell)74.6%
DUP0 133.3%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab157 (+2 tell) 173.7%
LDem64 183.3%
Other3 042.9%
UKIP0 2100.0%
UUP0 3100.0%
Crossbench43 2938.1%
Total:275 18263.2%

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
Baroness Flather Conno
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Heseltine Conno
Lord Howe of AberavonConno
Lord Hurd of WestwellConno
Lord Gilbert Labaye
Lord Burnett LDem (front bench)aye

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