Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism — 23 Mar 2011 at 19:33

Bob Russell MP, Colchester voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need.

The majority of MPs voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism – a permanent measure to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need.

The majority of MPs agreed with the draft European Council decision to amend Article 136[1] of the Treaty for the Functioning of the European Union[2].

Article 136 is about EU member states with the euro as their currency. This change is made in accordance with section 6 of the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008.[3]

The agreed amendment would add the following text to Article 136:

‘The Member States whose currency is the euro may establish a stability mechanism to be activated if indispensable to safeguard the stability of the euro area as a whole. The granting of any required financial assistance under the mechanism will be made subject to strict conditionality.’

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con248 15085.9%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Ind1 00100.0%
Lab1 602.7%
LDem51 0089.5%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP2 0033.3%
Total:310 29052.6%

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 BoneWellingboroughConno
Douglas CarswellClactonConno
William CashStoneConno
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConno
Philip DaviesShipleyConno
Richard DraxSouth DorsetConno
James GrayNorth WiltshireConno
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConno
Philip HolloboneKetteringConno
Anne MainSt AlbansConno
David NuttallBury NorthConno
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConno
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleConno
Denis MacShaneRotherhamLabaye

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