John Healey

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearne

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Trade Union Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on the way trade unions are regulated, including on the law related to industrial action and strike ballots.

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John Healey generally voted against more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

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 more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 8 Feb 2017: John Healey was absent for a vote on Draft Important Public Services (Education) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for State School Teachers Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: John Healey was absent for a vote on Draft Important Public Services (Transport) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Key Transport Workers Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: John Healey was absent for a vote on Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Key Health Workers Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: John Healey was absent for a vote on Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Border Security Workers Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: John Healey was absent for a vote on Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Fire Service Workers Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: John Healey voted against regulating industrial action by those providing certain critical national services including railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: John Healey voted yes on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: John Healey voted against requiring the appointment of a picket supervisor and against requiring them to be identified to, and contactable by, the police. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: John Healey voted against requiring a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and against other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: John Healey voted against requiring a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and against other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2010: John Healey was absent for a vote on Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2008: John Healey voted yes on Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Show vote

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