Mike Kane

Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools)

Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East

@MikeKaneMP https://facebook.com/mikekanemp

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

Mike Kane generally voted against 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: Mike Kane voted against requiring 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: Mike Kane voted not 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: Mike Kane voted against requiring 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: Mike Kane voted against requiring 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: Mike Kane voted against requiring 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: Mike Kane voted against regulating industrial action by those providing certain critical national services including railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Mike Kane was absent for a vote on Bill Presented — New Clause 2 — Workplace ballots and ballots by electronic means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Mike Kane was absent for a vote on Bill Presented — Clause 9 — Union supervision of picketing Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Mike Kane was absent for a vote on Bill Presented — Clause 14 — Prohibition on deduction of union subscriptions from wages in public sector Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: Mike Kane voted against requiring a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and against other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote

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