Sir David Amess

Former Conservative MP for Southend West

@amessd_southend https://facebook.com/conservatives

UK membership of the European Union

Parliament has voted on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union.

Photo: tristam sparks

Sir David Amess generally voted against UK 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 UK membership of the EU:

  • On 9 Apr 2019: Sir David Amess voted against seeking to delay the UK leaving the EU until 30 June 2019. Show vote
  • On 8 Apr 2019: Sir David Amess voted in favour of allowing the Government to delay the UK leaving the EU to an alternative date so long as any delay does not extend beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 3 Apr 2019: Sir David Amess voted against preventing the Prime Minister accepting any delay to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2019: Sir David Amess voted to leave the EU with a [withdrawal] agreement as soon as possible and to approve the negotiated withdrawal agreement and associated documents. Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2019: Sir David Amess voted to leave the European Union on the 12th of April 2019 without a withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Seek Participation in European Economic Area via EU Withdrawal Agreement Negotiations Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Make Withdrawal Conditional on Statement on Negotiations to Retain UK Participation in EU Customs Union Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Reject Third Reading — Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading — Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Sir David Amess voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Sir David Amess voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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