Lisbon Treaty — Act of parliament needed for the government to accept future changes to the Lisbon Treaty — 4 Jun 2008 at 22:40

The majority Not-Contents rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill. The amendment would have required an Act of Parliament to be made where the European Union (EU) wanted to move certain policy areas from being decided by unanimity to qualified majority voting (known as the passerelle clauses).

Lord Howell of Guildford moved this amendment because as the Bill stood the government could call a vote on this issue with little to no parliamentary debate[2].

The European Union (Amendment) Bill implements the Lisbon Treaty into UK law. The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[3]:

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Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party are marked in red. Also shows which lords were ministers at the time of this vote. You can also see every eligible lord including those who did not vote in this division.

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NamePartyVote
Baroness Anelay of St JohnsCon (front bench)tellaye
Lord Astor of HeverCon (front bench)aye
Earl Attlee Conaye
Lord Blackwell Con (front bench)aye
Earl Ferrers Conaye
Lord Howell of GuildfordCon (front bench)aye
Lord Hunt of WirralCon (front bench)aye
The Duke of MontroseCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Morris of BoltonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Seccombe Con (front bench)tellaye
Lord Skelmersdale Con (front bench)aye
Lord Strathclyde Con (front bench)aye
Lord Taylor of HolbeachCon (front bench)aye
Lord Wade of ChorltonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Monson Crossbenchaye
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbenchno
Baroness Ashton of UphollandLab (minister)no
Lord Bach Lab (minister)no
Lord Bassam of BrightonLab (minister)no
Lord Davidson of Glen ClovaLab (minister)no
Lord Davies of OldhamLab (minister)tellno
Baroness Farrington of RibbletonLab (minister)no
Baroness Gibson of Market RasenLabno
Lord Howarth of NewportLabno
Lord Maxton Lab (minister)no
Lord McKenzie of LutonLab (minister)no
Baroness Quin Lab (minister)no
Baroness Royall of BlaisdonLab (minister)tellno
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)no
Baroness Symons of Vernham DeanLab (minister)no
Baroness Thornton Lab (minister)no
Lord Tomlinson Labno
Lord Tunnicliffe Labno
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Lord Bradshaw LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dykes LDem (front bench)no
Lord Goodhart LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Harris of RichmondLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Linklater of ButterstoneLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Ludford LDemno
Lord Maclennan of RogartLDem (front bench)no
Lord McNally LDem (front bench)no
Lord Roper LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Thomas of WalliswoodLDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of SaltaireLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemno
Lord Grenfell Other (front bench)no

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