Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected — 5 Mar 2008 at 18:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.
MP Austin Mitchell commented on the amendment which was the subject of this division stating:
- Amendment No. 296 provides for an enabling power to have another referendum, so would that not satisfy the Liberal desire to have their in/out referendum?
-  Ian Davidson MP, House of Commons, 5 March 2008
-  Austin Mitchell MP, (Great Grimsby, Labour), House of Commons 5 March 2008
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||308 (+2 tell)||24 (+2 tell)||0||95.5%|