Keith Vaz

MP, Leicester East

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Leicester East Labour

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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Keith Vaz generally voted for 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: Keith Vaz voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Keith Vaz voted against requiring a referendum before the UK ratified the Treaty of Lisbon, a foundation of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Keith Vaz voted against enabling a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Keith Vaz 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
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Keith Vaz was absent for a vote on National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Keith Vaz was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — EU Referendum Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2013: Keith Vaz was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Keith Vaz 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: Keith Vaz voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union to be held before 31 December 2017. Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Keith Vaz was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Keith Vaz voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Keith Vaz was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Feb 2016: Keith Vaz voted against setting the date of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU as the 23rd of June 2016, and against setting other dates relevant to the regulation of the referendum. Show vote

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