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David Heath

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Somerton and Frome

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.

Photo: tristam sparks

David Heath 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 17 Oct 2014: David Heath was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: David Heath 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 5 Jul 2013: David Heath was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: David Heath 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 24 Oct 2011: David Heath voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: David Heath 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 5 Mar 2008: David Heath 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: David Heath voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: David Heath voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

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