Jim Sheridan

Former MP, Paisley and Renfrewshire North

Paisley and Renfrewshire North 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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Jim Sheridan generally voted for 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: Jim Sheridan voted no on Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2006: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union — A Citizens' Agenda Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2006: Jim Sheridan voted yes on European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2007: Jim Sheridan voted yes on European Communities (Finance) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2007: Jim Sheridan voted yes on European Community Documents — Funding of European political parties Show vote
  • On 21 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Amendment to proposed Commons timetable for debate — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Commons timetable for debate Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Court of Justice's regulations on police and justice matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union's measures on judicial cooperation in criminal matters — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Disapproves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty in relation to energy Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude energy from being a shared policy area in the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to human rights Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude human rights from the policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes 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: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Prevent competition rules from becoming an exclusive policy area of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to foreign affairs Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Remove foreign policy role of the President of the European Council — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to international development Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes 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: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Exclude the European Union from regulating the conservation of marine biological resources — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no 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: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Approves of the government's policy towards the Lisbon Treaty with regards to climate change Show vote
  • On 27 Feb 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Enshrine the Lisbon Treaty into UK law Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Accept the changes of terminology in the Lisbon Treaty Show vote
  • On 3 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Increase of powers of European Parliament Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary control of decisions made at the European Union level — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'parliamentary control of decisions' to remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted against enabling a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Clause on 'Commencement' of the Bill should remain in the Bill Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted no on Lisbon Treaty — The Treaty does not affect the supremacy of the UK parliament — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2008: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2009: Jim Sheridan voted no on Motion to reject the European Working Time Directive — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 2009: Jim Sheridan voted yes on Deferred Divisions — second strategic energy review and european energy networks Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union Economic Governance Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Jim Sheridan voted against working closely with the European Commission to deliver a strong, principles-based framework for financial sector corporate governance. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2011: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on Establishment of the European Stability Mechanism Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: Jim Sheridan voted strongly against EU bailouts of countries in financial trouble. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan voted to support stronger governance of the Schengen area and adding Bulgaria and Romania to it. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Jim Sheridan voted not to commend the Prime Minister for refusing to sign up to an EU Treaty without safeguards for the UK. Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union — Data Protection in the Areas of Police and Criminal Justice (EU Directive) Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Jim Sheridan voted to call on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 6 Nov 2012: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan voted for a commitment 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: Jim Sheridan voted against opting out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan voted against an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union (Approvals) Bill — Second Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2014: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Jim Sheridan voted to support the that view that promoting jobs and growth in the EU, including by completing the EU Single Market, is the top priority. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan was absent for a vote on European Union (Approvals) Bill — Third Reading — European Archives and Europe for Citizens Programme Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Jim Sheridan 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: Jim Sheridan 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 19 Nov 2014: Jim Sheridan voted for the UK to rejoin a series of European Union schemes for closer police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters. Show vote

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