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Michael Meacher

Former Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton


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.

Photo: Roger Blackwell

Michael Meacher almost always 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.

All votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 14 Sep 2015: Michael Meacher 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: Michael Meacher voted to prevent industrial action being deemed illegal due to minor errors in procedures associated with balloting union members. Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2008: Michael Meacher voted yes on Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Show vote

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