Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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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.

Photo: tristam sparks

Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Jo Swinson voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

The office of Jo Swinson MP has informed us that Jo was not available for some votes in the House of Commons from June 2017 until the summer recess, and from October 2017 until December 2017, as she was on parental leave. This affects the numerology section below. Please note that Ms Swinson continued to submit written questions throughout this period.

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