Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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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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Eleanor Laing voted a mixture of for and 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.

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

  • On 29 Feb 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Referendum on the UK's Membership of the European Union — Dates Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — EU Referendum Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Eleanor Laing voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Eleanor Laing voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

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