Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister

Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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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.

Photo: tristam sparks

Boris Johnson almost always voted against 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.

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

  • On 7 Jul 2021: Boris Johnson voted against automatically granting Settled Status to EU nationals residing in the UK or scrapping or extending the deadline for applying to the settlement scheme; against providing physical proof of settled status; and against devolving immigration powers to the Scottish Government. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2020: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 May 2020: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 5 — Protecting EU Citizens’ Rights — Automatic Right of Permanent UK Residence for Certain EU Citizens Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 18 — Fee Levels and Exemptions — Limitations on Fees Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2019: Boris Johnson voted against requiring the Prime Minister to seek a delay to the UK leaving the EU until 31 January 2020 unless MPs have approved either terms of a withdrawal agreement, or withdrawal without an agreement. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2019: Boris Johnson voted against enabling the House of Commons to pass a bill to require the Prime Minister to seek to delay withdrawal to prevent the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, unless doing so is approved by MPs. Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2019: Boris Johnson voted against seeking to delay the UK leaving the EU until 30 June 2019. Show vote
  • On 8 Apr 2019: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill — Clause 1 — Length of Delay to the UK Leaving the EU Show vote
  • On 3 Apr 2019: Boris Johnson voted to prevent the Prime Minister accepting any delay to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2019: Boris Johnson voted to leave the EU with a [withdrawal] agreement as soon as possible and to approve the negotiated withdrawal agreement and associated documents. Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2019: Boris Johnson voted to leave the European Union on the 12th of April 2019 without a withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2019: Boris Johnson voted to delay leaving the EU by a couple of months, to agree to continue current arrangements with the EU until the end of 2021, and to unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Boris Johnson voted voted not to seek to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union; not to rule out leaving without a withdrawal agreement; and against Scotland remaining in the European Union. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Boris Johnson voted against seeking to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union until 31 December 2019 if no withdrawal agreement is negotiated, and accepted by the House of Commons, by the 26th of February 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Boris Johnson voted against seeking to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union if no withdrawal agreement has been negotiated, and accepted by the House of Commons, by 26 February 2019. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Boris Johnson voted to confirm the rights of Irish citizens to enter and remain in the UK without permission but to otherwise make European Union, European Economic Area and Swiss nationals, and their family members, subject to UK immigration controls. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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 17 Jan 2018: Boris Johnson voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Boris Johnson voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Boris Johnson voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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 29 Jun 2017: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Boris Johnson 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 8 Feb 2017: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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 19 Oct 2016: Boris Johnson voted against EU nationals living in the UK retaining rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Boris Johnson voted in favour of giving EU nationals currently living in the UK the right to remain. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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