Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

Former MP

Conservative

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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Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted a mixture of for and 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: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom 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: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom 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
  • On 24 Oct 2011: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — EU Referendum Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2013: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted in favour of a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against requiring a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union be held specifically on the 23rd of October 2014; retaining instead a more general requirement to hold one by the end of 2017 Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2014: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union to be held before 31 December 2017. Show vote

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