Theresa May

The Prime Minister

Conservative MP for Maidenhead

@theresa_may https://facebook.com/TheresaMayOfficial

UK membership of the European Union

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

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Theresa May 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.

All votes about UK membership of the EU:

  • On 13 Jun 2018: Theresa May voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the United Kingdom to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Theresa May voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Theresa May voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Theresa May voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May 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: Theresa May was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Theresa May was absent for a vote on The United Kingdom Leaving the European Union Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Theresa May was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Theresa May was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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