Robert Walter

Former Conservative MP for North Dorset

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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Robert Walter voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

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Major votes

  • On 17 Oct 2014: Robert Walter 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: Robert Walter voted in favour of a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Robert Walter voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Robert Walter 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

Minor votes

  • On 22 Nov 2013: Robert Walter 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 15 May 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — EU Referendum Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Robert Walter 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: Robert Walter voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union — rejected Show vote

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