European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading — 5 Jul 2013 at 14:00

The majority of MPs voted in favour of holding a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union before the end of 2017.

The referendum question included in the bill is:

  • "Do you think that the United Kingdom should be a member of the European Union?"

The vote was on the second reading of the European Union (Referendum) Bill[1]. The bill requires a referendum to take place and includes arrangements for it, a vote in favour of a second reading can be seen as support for the general principle of the bill (opportunities to amend the details follow). The motion MPs technically voted on was:

"That the Bill be now read a Second time"

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Con293 (+2 tell) 0 (+2 tell)097.4%
DUP5 0062.5%
Lab6 002.3%
LDem0 000.0%
Total:304 0049.1%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Geoffrey Clifton-BrownThe CotswoldsCon (front bench)tellno
Peter LuffMid WorcestershireContellno

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