Sir David Amess

Former Conservative MP for Southend West

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Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

Photo: tristam sparks

Sir David Amess generally voted against a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

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 right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 30 Jun 2020: Sir David Amess voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2020: Sir David Amess voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Sir David Amess voted against automatically, without requiring an application, assigning a right of permanent residence in the UK to EU citizens who have resided in the UK for at least five years. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Sir David Amess voted against limiting the fees charged to European Union citizens and certain others registering as a citizen of the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2019: Sir David Amess voted to delay leaving the EU by a couple of months, to agree to continue current arrangements with the EU until the end of 2021, and to unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-Ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading — UK Immigration Controls for EU Citizens Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Energy Prices — Europe — Tuition Fees — Public Sector Pay — Minimum Wage — Student Grants Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — European Union Negiotiations Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Sir David Amess voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Sir David Amess voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. 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 seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. 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 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 19 Oct 2016: Sir David Amess voted against EU nationals living in the UK retaining rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. 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 6 Jul 2016: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Sir David Amess was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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