Vote called on whether to give Bill a second reading

The closure motion was approved by 305 votes to 30, majority 275. Another vote was called on whether to give the EU Referendum Bill a second reading at 2.15pm.

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EU vote Bill gets second reading

Tory MP James Wharton's European Union (Referendum) Bill, which would force a public vote by 2017 on whether the United Kingdom should remain within the EU, was unanimously given a second reading in the House of Commons today.