Graham Stringer

MP, Blackley and Broughton

Blackley and Broughton Labour

European Union Integration

There have been votes in Parliament on the degree of the UK's integration with the European Union. Specific matters voted on include the UK's opt out from the European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures and the establishment of a European Union External Action Service.

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Graham Stringer generally voted against more EU integration

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 EU integration:

  • On 16 May 2006: Graham Stringer voted no on Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2006: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union — A Citizens' Agenda Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2006: Graham Stringer voted yes on European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2007: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Communities (Finance) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2007: Graham Stringer voted yes on European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Amendment to proposed Commons timetable for debate — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Commons timetable for debate Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in terms of justice and home affairs — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Court of Justice's regulations on police and justice matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union's measures on judicial cooperation in criminal matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the single market Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to the European Union's institutions Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union from regulating the conservation of marine biological resources — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2008: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2009: Graham Stringer voted no on Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2009: Graham Stringer voted yes on Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Graham Stringer voted to require public communications providers retain certain categories of communications data, which they generate or process, for a minimum period of 12 months. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2010: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Graham Stringer voted against approving the Government's position that any sanctions proposed by the EU in relation to economic governance do not apply to the UK. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union Documents- Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration Policies Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — Clause 6 — Referendum on Emergency Financial Assistance for EU Member States Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2011: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: Graham Stringer voted strongly against EU bailouts of countries in financial trouble. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Graham Stringer voted in favour of an EU Directive on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to communicate upon arrest Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Deferred Division — Schengen Governance Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — European Union Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: Graham Stringer voted against EU data sharing for criminal justice purposes. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Graham Stringer voted to call on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 6 Nov 2012: Graham Stringer voted against the UK's involvement in a European Supervisory Authority, the European Banking Authority. Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Government assessment of medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Graham Stringer voted against opting out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Graham Stringer voted to consider the views of the Association of Chief Police Officers when deciding when to opt into Europol's European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training; and against making opting in conditional on Europol not being given the power to direct national law enforcement agencies to initiate investigations or share data that conflicts with national security. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Graham Stringer voted against an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Graham Stringer voted against a 185 million Euro EU Europe for Citizens programme of activities and not to require EU institutions to deposit their archives at the European University Institute Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2014: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Commission Work Programme 2014 and Support for Completion of the EU Single Market Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Graham Stringer voted to limit the EU's "Europe for Citizens" programme to education about, and reflection on, the Holocaust, armed conflicts and totalitarian regimes in Europe’s history and to explicitly forbid the programme from promoting European citizenship, integration or institutions. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Graham Stringer voted against a 185 million Euro EU Europe for Citizens programme of activities and not to require EU institutions to deposit their archives at the European University Institute Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Graham Stringer voted not to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2014: Graham Stringer voted against continuing close working between the UK and other European Union states on criminal justice and against associated data protection measures. Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2014: Graham Stringer voted against the UK rejoining a series of European Union schemes for closer police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2015: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: Graham Stringer voted against requiring digital tachographs which use satellite positioning, and can be read remotely, to enforce rules on driving time and rest periods for certain lorries and buses. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Proposed European Union Directive on Measures to Combat Terrorism Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — New Clause 10 — United Kingdom Carbon Account — Consideration of Emissions Traded via European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Graham Stringer voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Graham Stringer 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 7 Dec 2016: Graham Stringer 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 1 Feb 2017: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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 7 Feb 2017: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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 8 Feb 2017: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer 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: Graham Stringer voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Graham Stringer 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 19 Apr 2017: Graham Stringer voted not to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Graham Stringer was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Graham Stringer 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

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