Esther McVey

MP, Tatton

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Tatton Conservative

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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Esther McVey 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 14 Jul 2010: Esther McVey voted to establish the European Union External Action Service. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2010: Esther McVey voted to approve 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: Esther McVey voted to work closely with the European Commission to deliver a strong, principles-based framework for financial sector corporate governance. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2011: Esther McVey voted against requiring 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: Esther McVey voted 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: Esther McVey voted in favour of the creation of the European Stability Mechanism to give financial assistance to Eurozone countries in need. Show vote
  • On 24 May 2011: Esther McVey voted to dilute proposed opposition to EU bailouts of countries in financial trouble. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Esther McVey was absent for a vote on European Union Directive — Access to a Lawyer Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Esther McVey voted to support stronger governance of the Schengen area and adding Bulgaria and Romania to it. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2011: Esther McVey voted 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: Esther McVey voted in favour of EU data sharing for criminal justice purposes. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2012: Esther McVey voted against calling on the UK Government to seek a real terms cut in the European Union budget Show vote
  • On 6 Nov 2012: Esther McVey voted for the UK to be involved in a European Supervisory Authority, the European Banking Authority. Show vote
  • On 22 Apr 2013: Esther McVey 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 15 Jul 2013: Esther McVey 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: Esther McVey voted to opt out of all EU police and criminal justice measures adopted before December 2009 Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Esther McVey 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: Esther McVey voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Esther McVey 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: Esther McVey was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Esther McVey 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: Esther McVey voted not 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 against explicitly forbidding the programme from promoting European citizenship, integration or institutions. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2014: Esther McVey voted for a 185 million Euro EU Europe for Citizens programme of activities and to require EU institutions to deposit their archives at the European University Institute Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Esther McVey 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 10 Nov 2014: Esther McVey was absent for a vote on Transposing European Union Criminal Justice and Data Protection Measures into UK Law Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2014: Esther McVey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rejoining of 35 European Union Justice and Home Affairs Measures Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Esther McVey 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: Esther McVey 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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