Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures — 15 Jul 2013 at 20:42

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted to opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009

The majority of MPs voted to opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 then seek to rejoin those where it is in the national interest to do so.

The text of the motion agreed to was:

  • That this House believes that the UK should opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 and seek to rejoin measures where it is in the national interest to do so and invites the European Scrutiny Committee, the Home Affairs Select Committee and the Justice Select Committee to submit relevant reports before the end of October, before the Government opens formal discussions with the Commission, Council and other Member States, prior to the Government’s formal application to rejoin measures in accordance with Article 10(5) of Protocol 36 to the TFEU.

This vote was preceded by a vote on a rejected opposition alternative to the government motion.

During the debate the original government motion[2] was amended without a vote following an accepted proposal[3] from MP Alan Beith to omit a reference to the set of measures in Command Paper 8671.

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con290 (+2 tell) 0095.7%
DUP1 0012.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab1 232 (+2 tell)091.1%
LDem48 0085.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:341 244091.6%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Keith VazLeicester EastLab (minister)aye

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