Mike Thornton

Former MP, Eastleigh

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Eastleigh Liberal Democrat

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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Mike Thornton almost always 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 22 Apr 2013: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on Opt Out from European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2013: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on 2014 JHA Opt-out Decision — European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training — Opt In Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Mike Thornton voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2014: Mike Thornton 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 17 Jan 2014: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton 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: Mike Thornton voted for the UK to rejoin a series of European Union schemes for closer police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters. Show vote

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