Chris Kelly

Former Conservative MP for Dudley South

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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Chris Kelly voted a mixture of for and 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.

Key votes about more EU integration:

  • On 19 Nov 2014: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rejoining of 35 European Union Justice and Home Affairs Measures Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2014: Chris Kelly voted against continuing close working between the UK and other European Union states on criminal justice and against associated data protection measures. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly voted to limit the EU's "Europe for Citizens" programme to education about, and reflection on, the Holocaust, armed conflicts and totalitarian regimes in Europe’s history and to explicitly forbid the programme from promoting European citizenship, integration or institutions. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly voted to opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Chris Kelly 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 22 Apr 2013: Chris Kelly 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 6 Nov 2012: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on European Union — Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union — European Banking Authority Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Chris Kelly voted to call on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 24 Apr 2012: Chris Kelly voted in favour of EU data sharing for criminal justice purposes. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Chris Kelly voted to commend the Prime Minister for refusing to sign up to an EU Treaty without safeguards for the UK. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on Deferred Division — Schengen Governance Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Chris Kelly voted against 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 24 May 2011: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on Royal Assent — Eurozone Financial Assistance Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2011: Chris Kelly voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on European Union — UK Contributions to the Eurozone Financial Stabilisation Mechanism Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Chris Kelly 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: Chris Kelly voted to work closely with the European Commission to deliver a strong, principles-based framework for financial sector corporate governance. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on European Union Economic Governance Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2010: Chris Kelly was absent for a vote on European Union External Action Service Show vote

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