Peter Soulsby

Former Labour MP for Leicester South

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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Peter Soulsby 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.

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

  • On 1 Feb 2011: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted against enabling a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union — rejected Show vote

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