United Kingdom Parliamentary Sovereignty Bill — Second Reading — 18 Mar 2011 at 13:19
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against requiring a referendum before any increase in the functions of the EU.
The majority of MPs voted against reading the United Kingdom Parliamentary Sovereignty Bill a second time, thus preventing it from becoming law. The Bill would have required a referendum to be held for any new legislation which "increases the functions of the European Union affecting the United Kingdom." The Bill also stated: The Sovereignty of the United Kingdom Parliament is hereby reaffirmed".
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||27 (+2 tell)||5 (+2 tell)||0||11.8%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Bill Cash||Stone||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jacob Rees-Mogg||North East Somerset||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||tellaye|