James Clappison

Former Conservative MP for Hertsmere

Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU

There have been a number of votes in Parliament on if there should be a national referendum on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union.

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James Clappison consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

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Major votes

  • On 17 Oct 2014: James Clappison voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union to be held before 31 December 2017. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2013: James Clappison voted in favour of a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2011: James Clappison voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: James Clappison voted for a proposal that if a proposed transfer of powers from the UK to the EU was rejected in a referendum a subsequent, binding, referendum ought be held on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 22 Nov 2013: James Clappison 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 Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: James Clappison voted to express regret that the Government had not included proposals for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU in their legislative programme. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: James Clappison voted to require a referendum before the UK ratified the Treaty of Lisbon, a foundation of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: James Clappison voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: James Clappison voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

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