Jim Shannon

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

Strangford DUP

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 Shannon 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 14 Jul 2010: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Jim Shannon voted against approving the Government's position that any sanctions proposed by the EU in relation to economic governance do not apply to the UK. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on European Union Documents- Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions and Remuneration Policies Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Jim Shannon voted to require a referendum prior to UK giving emergency financial assistance via the EU to member states other than the Republic of Ireland. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Jim Shannon voted not 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 23 Mar 2011: Jim Shannon voted against the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need. Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: Jim Shannon voted strongly against EU bailouts of countries in financial trouble. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on European Union Directive — Access to a Lawyer Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Jim Shannon voted against stronger governance of the Schengen area and against adding Bulgaria and Romania to it. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Jim Shannon acted as teller for a vote on Opposition Day — European Union Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: Jim Shannon voted against EU data sharing for criminal justice purposes. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Jim Shannon 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 Shannon voted against the UK's involvement in a European Supervisory Authority, the European Banking Authority. Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: Jim Shannon 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 Shannon was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Jim Shannon voted to opt into Europol's European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training so long as Europol is not given the power to direct national law enforcement agencies to initiate investigations or share data that conflicts with national security; and against considering the views of the Association of Chief Police Officers when deciding when to opt in. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Jim Shannon voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Jim Shannon 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 Shannon was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Jim Shannon voted t to disagree with the 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 Shannon 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 Shannon 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 Shannon 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 Shannon 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 Shannon voted for the UK to rejoin a series of European Union schemes for closer police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2015: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Draft Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Tachographs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 — Digital Tachographs — Remote Access — Satellite Positioning Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Jim Shannon voted against the UK opting into a proposed EU directive on combating terrorism; supporting work directly with other countries and recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Jim Shannon 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 23 Mar 2016: Jim Shannon 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 15 Jun 2016: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Jim Shannon voted in favour of giving EU nationals currently living in the UK the right to remain. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Jim Shannon voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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 1 Feb 2017: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Jim Shannon 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 7 Feb 2017: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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 8 Feb 2017: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Jim Shannon 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 19 Apr 2017: Jim Shannon 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 11 Sep 2017: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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

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