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David Simpson

Former DUP MP for Upper Bann

@DavidSimpsonDUP

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.

Photo: Roger Blackwell

David Simpson generally 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.

All votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 8 Feb 2017: David Simpson 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: David Simpson 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: David Simpson 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: David Simpson 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: David Simpson 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: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Union Supervision of Picketing Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2010: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2008: David Simpson voted yes on Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — Preventing prison officers from taking industrial action Show vote

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