European Union (Referendum) Bill — Require Report on UK Relationship With EU Post Withdrawl Prior to EU Membership Referendum — 31 Jan 2014 at 13:00
The majority of members of the House of Lords voted to require the publication of a report on the UK's intended relationship with the EU in the event of the UK's withdrawal prior to a referendum on the UK's EU membership.
Members of the House of Lords were considering the European Union (Referendum) Bill The amendment accepted in this vote was:
- Amendment 50A: Clause 1, page 1, line 14, at end insert—
- “(7) No order shall be made under subsection (6) until the Secretary of State has prepared, published and laid before Parliament an assessment of the United Kingdom’s intended relationship with the European Union in the event of withdrawal from the European Union.”
This would have added a new subclause to clause 1 of the Bill, requiring the publication of the report mentioned prior to an order setting the date of the referendum, or approving the Welsh translation, can be made.
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Referendum) Bill
-  Clause 1 of the European Union (Referendum) Bill at the time of the vote
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||2||125 (+2 tell)||56.3%|
|Crossbench||16 (+1 tell)||4||11.0%|
|Lab||120 (+1 tell)||0||53.5%|
|Lord Bowness||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Tugendhat||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Viscount Craigavon||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Sutherland of Houndwood||Crossbench||no|