Edward Davey

MP, Kingston and Surbiton

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Kingston and Surbiton Liberal Democrat

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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Edward Davey generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU:

  • On 4 Mar 2008: Edward Davey voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Edward Davey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Edward Davey was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Edward Davey voted against 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
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Edward Davey voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Edward Davey voted not 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 Jul 2013: Edward Davey was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Edward Davey was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Clause 1 — Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU on 23 October 2014 Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2014: Edward Davey was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show vote

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