Kenneth Clarke

Father of the House of Commons

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Rushcliffe Conservative

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.

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Kenneth Clarke generally voted for 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.

All votes about a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 15 Jun 2016: Kenneth Clarke voted to say the UK needs to stay in the EU. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on Rights for EU Nationals if the UK Leaves the EU Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Kenneth Clarke voted against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and against starting the process of leaving by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted against empowering the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted against empowering the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 26 — Agreement of Representatives of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Administrations Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted for notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and 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: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — All Clauses Stand Part Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted to seek 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: Kenneth Clarke voted against empowering the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Kenneth Clarke was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — EU Derived Rights and Potential to Aquire Residency Rights for EU and EEA Citizens Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Kenneth Clarke voted not to express regret the Government is: not guaranteeing a Parliamentary vote on the outcome of negotiations on leaving the European Union; not ruling out leaving the EU without a deal; not setting out transitional arrangements for leaving the EU; not setting out proposals to remain within the Customs Union and Single Market and not protecting the rights of EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU. Show vote

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