Proposed European Union Directive on Measures to Combat Terrorism — 9 Mar 2016 at 19:34
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against the UK opting into a proposed EU directive on combating terrorism; supporting work directly with other countries and recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations.
The majority of MPs voted against opting in to a European Union proposal for a directive on combating terrorism, instead supporting work directly with other countries and recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations through their sovereign Parliaments.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That this House
- takes note of European Union Document No. 14926/15, a Proposal for a Directive on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA;
- endorses the Government’s decision not to opt in under Protocol 21 on the Position of the United Kingdom and Ireland in respect of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice annexed to the EU Treaties; and
- supports the Government’s approach of working with other Member States to support our international partners and strengthen the international response to the threat from terrorism, recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations through their sovereign Parliaments.
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|
|Paul Flynn||Newport West||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Keith Vaz||Leicester East||Lab (minister)||aye|