United Kingdom Parliamentary Sovereignty Bill — Second Reading — 18 Mar 2011 at 13:19

Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs 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[1] 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".

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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 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
Con27 (+2 tell) 5 (+2 tell)011.8%
DUP0 1012.5%
Lab13 005.0%
LDem2 003.5%
Total:42 608.3%

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
Peter BoneWellingboroughContellaye
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConaye
William CashStoneConaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringConaye
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetConaye
Henry SmithCrawleyContellaye

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