Andrew Lewer

Former Conservative MP for Northampton South


Preservation of Environmental Protections on Withdrawal from the European Union

There have been votes in Parliament on the retention of environmental protections on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.

Andrew Lewer almost always voted against the preservation of environmental protections after withdrawal from the EU

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Major votes

  • On 24 May 2023: Andrew Lewer voted rejecting an amendment that would add a non-regression requirement that environmental protection and food standard does not fall below EU standards when changed. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2021: Andrew Lewer voted to require international trade agreements to be consistent with maintaining the NHS and the UK's levels of legal protection for human, animal or plant life or health, the environment, employment and labour, data and children and vulnerable adults online. Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2019: Andrew Lewer voted against setting the purpose of delaying the UK's withdrawal from the EU as being to pass a bill implementing a withdrawal agreement covering arrangements for Northern Ireland, protecting workers' rights, free trade and the environment, and ensuring MPs have a key role in future decisions on the UK-EU relationship. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Andrew Lewer voted against steps designed to ensure that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU does not result in the removal or diminution of any rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures that contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Andrew Lewer voted no on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Report Stage: New Clause 12 Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2017: Andrew Lewer voted against setting up regulatory arrangements to maintain environmental standards and protections following the UK’s exit from the EU. Show vote
  • On 15 Nov 2017: Andrew Lewer voted against additional scrutiny of changes to EU law retained as UK law on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, and against limiting any changes to those with no detrimental impact on the UK environment. Show vote
  • On 15 Nov 2017: Andrew Lewer voted no on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Committee of the whole House New Clause 67 Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 15 Nov 2017: Andrew Lewer voted no on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Committee of the whole House Amdt 70 Show vote

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