European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 4 — Holding Referendum on UK Remaining A Member of the EU on Same Day as Other Polls — 18 Jun 2015 at 16:45
Rehman Chishti MP, Gillingham and Rainham voted to allow the referendum on the UK remaining a member of the EU to be held on the same day as other elections.
The majority of MPs voted to allow the referendum on the UK remaining a member of the EU to be held on the same day as other elections.
MPs were considering the European Union Referendum Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 3, in clause 4, page 2, line 39, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
- ‘(2) The referendum shall not be held on the same day as:
- (a) elections to the Scottish Parliament;
- (b) elections to the National Assembly for Wales;
- (c) elections for the Mayor of London; or
- (d) local authority elections”.
An explanatory statement accompanying the
The amendment would prevent the referendum being held on the same day as Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales, London mayoral or local authority elections
Subsection 2 of clause 4 which would have been replaced had this amendment not been rejected empowered ministers to make regulations combining the referendum on the UK remaining a member of the EU with other referenda or elections.
-  Parliament's web page on the European Union Referendum Bill
-  Clause 4 of the European Union Referendum Bill as at the time of the vote.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||307 (+2 tell)||1||0||93.9%|
|Lab||0||203 (+2 tell)||0||88.4%|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||aye|