Jess Phillips

Shadow Minister (Home Office)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley

@jessphillips https://facebook.com/jessphillipsyardley

Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

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Jess Phillips generally voted for a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

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 a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 7 Jul 2021: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on EU Settlement Scheme — Immigration Powers for the Scottish Government Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2020: Jess Phillips voted against ending the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2020: Jess Phillips voted against ending the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Jess Phillips voted to automatically, without requiring an application, assign a right of permanent residence in the UK to EU citizens who have resided in the UK for at least five years. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Jess Phillips voted to limit the fees charged to European Union citizens and certain others registering as a citizen of the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2019: Jess Phillips voted to require the Prime Minister to seek a delay to the UK leaving the EU until 31 January 2020 unless MPs have approved either terms of a withdrawal agreement, or withdrawal without an agreement. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2019: Jess Phillips voted to enable the House of Commons to pass a bill to require the Prime Minister to seek to delay withdrawal to prevent the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, unless doing so is approved by MPs. Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2019: Jess Phillips voted in favour of seeking to delay the UK leaving the EU until 30 June 2019. Show vote
  • On 8 Apr 2019: Jess Phillips voted against allowing the Government to delay the UK leaving the EU to an alternative date so long as any delay extends beyond 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 3 Apr 2019: Jess Phillips voted to allow the Prime Minister to delay the withdrawal of the UK from the EU until after 22 May 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2019: Jess Phillips voted against leaving the EU with a [withdrawal] agreement as soon as possible and not to approve the negotiated withdrawal agreement and associated documents. Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2019: Jess Phillips voted against leaving the European Union on the 12th of April 2019 without a withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2019: Jess Phillips voted against delaying leaving the EU by a couple of months, against continuing current arrangements with the EU until the end of 2021, and against unilaterally guaranteeing the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 — Delay Withdrawal — Rule-Out No-Deal — Scotland to Remain in the European Union Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Jess Phillips voted to in favour of seeking to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union until 31 December 2019 if no withdrawal agreement is negotiated, and accepted by the House of Commons, by the 26th of February 2019. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2019: Jess Phillips voted to seek to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union if no withdrawal agreement has been negotiated, and accepted by the House of Commons, by 26 February 2019. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Jess Phillips voted not to make European Union, European Economic Area and Swiss nationals, and their family members, subject to UK immigration controls. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Jess Phillips voted to make the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the UK to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Jess Phillips voted to make the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Jess Phillips voted against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Jess Phillips voted against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Jess Phillips voted against ending the supremacy of EU law in UK law; against converting EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and against giving ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Jess Phillips voted against ending the supremacy of EU law in UK law; against converting EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and against giving ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Jess Phillips voted for an energy price cap; for a properly resourced industrial strategy; to maintain the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; to maintain the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; for increased funding of public services; to scrap university tuition fees; to restore Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; to end the public sector pay cap and to increase the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Jess Phillips voted to express regret the Government is: not guaranteeing a Parliamentary vote on the outcome of negotiations on leaving the European Union; not ruling out leaving the EU without a deal; not setting out transitional arrangements for leaving the EU; not setting out proposals to remain within the Customs Union and Single Market and not protecting the rights of EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Jess Phillips voted to guarantee EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips voted to require 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: Jess Phillips 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: Jess Phillips voted to seek 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: Jess Phillips voted for the UK to remain member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and to treat leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips voted for notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and 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: Jess Phillips voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 26 — Agreement of Representatives of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Administrations Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Jess Phillips voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Jess Phillips 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: Jess Phillips 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 19 Oct 2016: Jess Phillips voted for EU nationals living in the UK to retain rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Jess Phillips voted for the United Kingdom to remain a member of the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Jess Phillips was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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