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Section 6 of the european union (amendment) act 2008

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 7:33 pm on 23rd March 2011.

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  • Division number 236
    A majority of MPs voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need.

That this House takes note of draft European Council decision EUCO 33/10 (to amend Article 136 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to a stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is the euro) and, in accordance with section 6 of the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008, approves Her Majesty’s Government’s intention to support the adoption of draft European Council decision EUCO 33/10.

The House divided:

Ayes 310, Noes 29.

Division number 236 Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism

A majority of MPs voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need.

Aye: 310 MPs

No: 29 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 310 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.