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George Osborne

Former Conservative MP for Tatton

@George_Osborne

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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George Osborne 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 19 Apr 2017: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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 14 Sep 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Government Assessment of Medium Term Economic and Budgetary Position for Submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: George Osborne 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 9 Mar 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Proposed European Union Directive on Measures to Combat Terrorism Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: George Osborne voted to require 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 14 Dec 2015: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rejoining of 35 European Union Justice and Home Affairs Measures Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2014: George Osborne voted for continued close working between the UK and other European Union states on criminal justice as well as for associated data protection measures. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: George Osborne voted 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 27 Jan 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union (Approvals) Bill — Clause 1 — Limitation of Scope of Europe for Citizens Programme Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Commission Work Programme 2014 and Support for Completion of the EU Single Market Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: George Osborne voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: George Osborne voted against committing to continue participation in the European Arrest Warrant and other schemes when opting out of police and criminal justice measures. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: George Osborne voted to opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on 2014 JHA Opt-out Decision — European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training — Opt In Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Government assessment of medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission Show vote
  • On 6 Nov 2012: George Osborne voted for the UK to be involved in a European Supervisory Authority, the European Banking Authority. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: George Osborne voted against calling on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union — Data Protection in the Areas of Police and Criminal Justice (EU Directive) Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — European Union Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: George Osborne voted to support stronger governance of the Schengen area and adding Bulgaria and Romania to it. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Directive — Access to a Lawyer Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: George Osborne voted to support the Government's position that the UK should not contribute to the European Stability Mechanism and financial assistance for Euro area Member States should primarily be provided by other euro area Member States. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — Clause 6 — Referendum on Emergency Financial Assistance for EU Member States Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Documents- Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration Policies Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union Economic Governance Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2010: George Osborne was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 — Retention of Communications Data by Communications Providers Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2009: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2009: George Osborne voted yes on Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2008: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: George Osborne voted to seek to enable a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: George Osborne 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: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union from regulating the conservation of marine biological resources — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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 20 Feb 2008: George Osborne voted yes 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: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: George Osborne voted yes 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: George Osborne voted no 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: George Osborne 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 5 Feb 2008: George Osborne 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: George Osborne 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: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted yes 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: George Osborne voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Court of Justice's regulations on police and justice matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union's measures on judicial cooperation in criminal matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Amendment to proposed Commons timetable for debate — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Commons timetable for debate Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2008: George Osborne voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2007: George Osborne voted no on European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2007: George Osborne voted no on European Communities (Finance) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2006: George Osborne voted no on European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2006: George Osborne voted no on European Union — A Citizens' Agenda Show vote
  • On 16 May 2006: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected Show vote

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