Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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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Danny Alexander 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 4 Mar 2008: Danny Alexander voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show full debate
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — New Clause 11 — Referendum on EU Membership If Referendum Opposes Transfer of Powers Show full debate
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Danny Alexander voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show full debate
  • On 15 May 2013: Danny Alexander 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 full debate
  • On 5 Jul 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show full debate
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Danny Alexander 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 full debate
  • On 17 Oct 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show full debate

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