Opposition Day — European Union — 13 Dec 2011 at 21:38
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to commend the Prime Minister for refusing to sign up to an EU Treaty without safeguards for the UK.
The majority of MPs commended the Prime Minister for refusing to sign up to an EU Treaty without safeguards for the UK.
The text of the approved motion was:
- That this House
- commends the Prime Minister on his refusal at the European Council to sign up to a Treaty without safeguards for the UK;
- regards the use of the veto in appropriate circumstances to be a vital means of defending the national interests of the UK; and
- recognises the desire of the British people for a rebalancing of the relationship with our European neighbours based on co-operation and mutually beneficial economic arrangements.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|DUP||6 (+2 tell)||0||0||100.0%|
|Lab||0||191 (+2 tell)||0||75.1%|