European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers — 1 Feb 2011 at 21:15

Hugo Swire MP, East Devon voted against a proposal that if a proposed transfer of powers from the UK to the EU was rejected in a referendum a subsequent, binding, referendum ought be held on the UK's membership of the EU.

The majority of MPs voted against a proposal that if a proposed transfer of powers from the UK to the EU was rejected in a referendum a subsequent, binding, referendum ought be held on the UK's membership of the EU.

MPs were debating the European Union Bill[1]. The text of the clause MPs rejected was:

  • In order to meet the referendum condition referred to in section 2, section 3 and section 6 of this Act, the Act providing for the approval of-
  • (a) a treaty under the terms of section 2; or
  • (b) a decision under the terms of section 3; or
  • (c) a decision or draft decision under section 6
  • shall also provide for a further binding referendum to be held on continuing United Kingdom membership of the European Union, if the majority of those voting in a referendum held under the terms of the relevant section are opposed to the ratification of the treaty, decision or draft decision, as the case may be

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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 are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con250 (+2 tell) 18 (+2 tell)088.9%
DUP0 4050.0%
Lab0 401.6%
LDem43 0075.4%
SDLP1 0033.3%
Total:295 26051.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Steven BakerWycombeConaye
John BaronBasildon and BillericayConaye
Peter BoneWellingboroughConaye
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireConaye
Douglas CarswellClactonConaye
William CashStoneConaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConaye
James ClappisonHertsmereConaye
Richard DraxSouth DorsetConaye
Zac GoldsmithRichmond ParkConaye
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringContellaye
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexConaye
Julian LewisNew Forest EastConaye
Anne MainSt AlbansConaye
David NuttallBury NorthConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConaye
Mark RecklessRochester and StroodContellaye
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConaye
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightConaye

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