Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law — 27 Feb 2008 at 19:00

The majority Aye voters successfully carried the motion[1] that Clause 2 of the European Union (Amendment) Bill should remain in the Bill. This clause enshrines the Lisbon Treaty into UK law by modifying the European Communities Act 1972.

This was thus a further step along the road of ratifying the Treaty of Lisbon and promoting closer European integration.

The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[2]:


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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
Con1 151 (+2 tell)079.8%
DUP0 4044.4%
Independent1 0020.0%
Lab286 (+2 tell) 1082.1%
LDem47 0074.6%
PC3 00100.0%
SNP4 0066.7%
Total:342 156079.6%

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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Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLab (minister)no

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