European Union (Referendum) Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU on 23 October 2014 — 22 Nov 2013 at 11:00
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against requiring a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union be held specifically on the 23rd of October 2014; retaining instead a more general requirement to hold one by the end of 2017
The majority of MPs voted against a proposal to hold a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union on the 23rd of October 2014.
The rejected amendment was proposed by Adam Afriyie MP and stated:
- "page 1, line 4, leave out ‘before 31 December 2017’ and insert ‘on 23 October 2014’
The European Union (Referendum) Bill remained unchanged and continued to require a referendum be held before 31 December 2017.
-  Text of European Union (Referendum) Bill as introduced
-  Official Report, House of Commons, 22 November 2013
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|
|Con||246 (+2 tell)||14 (+2 tell)||0||86.6%|
|Adam Afriyie||Windsor||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Andrew Bridgen||North West Leicestershire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Nadine Dorries||Mid Bedfordshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Adam Holloway||Gravesham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Stewart Jackson||Peterborough||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Chris Kelly||Dudley South||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Julian Lewis||New Forest East||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Laurence Robertson||Tewkesbury||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrew Rosindell||Romford||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Martin Vickers||Cleethorpes||Con (front bench)||aye|