Lord Foster of Bath

Liberal Democrat Peer

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 Foster of Bath 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 17 Oct 2014: Lord Foster of Bath was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Nov 2013: Lord Foster of Bath 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: Lord Foster of Bath was absent for a vote on European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Lord Foster of Bath 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: Lord Foster of Bath was absent for a vote on National Referendum on the United Kingdom's Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2011: Lord Foster of Bath 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 5 Mar 2008: Lord Foster of Bath was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Lord Foster of Bath was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Referendum (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Lord Foster of Bath voted for a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU) Show vote

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