Greg Clark

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

@gregclarkmp

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.

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Greg Clark consistently voted for 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.

Key votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 26 Jan 2022: Greg Clark voted to implement a tax on trade unions and employers' associations to fund their regulator, the Certification Officer. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2022: Greg Clark voted to empower the regulator of trade unions and employers’ associations, the Certification Officer, to impose financial penalties on the bodies it regulates for breaches of the law. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Greg Clark voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by state school teachers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Greg Clark voted to require the support of 40% of those eligible to vote in ballots for strike action by key transport workers, including staff working on railways, airport security, air traffic control and London buses, for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Greg Clark voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Greg Clark voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by border security workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Greg Clark voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key fire service workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Greg Clark voted no on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Greg Clark voted to require the appointment of a picket supervisor and for them to be identified to, and contactable by, the police. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Greg Clark voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: Greg Clark voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2010: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2008: Greg Clark voted yes on Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Show vote

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