Mike Amesbury

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Employment)

Labour MP for Weaver Vale

@MikeAmesbury

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 Amesbury 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 11 Sep 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to make the continued participation of the UK in the European Arrest Warrant a negotiating objective during negotiations over the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury voted for greater partnership and cooperation between European Union members, the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community, and the Republic of Armenia. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on Relations Between the European Union, its Member States and Cuba Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on Relations Between the European Union, its Member States and Canada Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and Australia in a range of sectors of mutual interest. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to consolidate and strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and New Zealand in a range of sectors of mutual interest. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to make retaining membership of the European medicines regulatory network a government objective. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to make it a UK negotiating objective to establish a free trade area for goods between the UK and the EU and, if that cannot be agreed by the 21st of January 2019, to make reaching an agreement to enable the UK’s participation in a customs union with the EU a negotiating objective. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury 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, full access to the internal market of the EU rather than merely European Economic Area membership. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Seek Participation in European Economic Area via EU Withdrawal Agreement Negotiations Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury 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 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to largely retain the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury voted for incompatibility with the general principles of EU law to continue to be actionable in UK courts following the UK's withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Mike Amesbury voted in favour of 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 23 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury voted for a transition period of at least two years for the transition to a domestic nuclear regulatory regime from the framework provided via the European Atomic Energy Community. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill -Clause 9 — Continued Membership of EU Single Market and Customs Union as Prerequisite for Regulations Implementing Withdrawal Agreement Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury voted against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury voted against the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury voted to retain a EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Mike Amesbury voted not to preserve, on the UK's withdrawal from the EU all rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures present in UK law as a result of the UK's membership of the EU. An explanatory statement explains the proposal not to preserve these provisions was intended as a step towards an alternative proposal to take even stronger steps to preserve them. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 13 — UK Retaining EU Common Customs Tarriff and Common Customs Policy Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Mike Amesbury voted for a transition period of at least two years prior to implementation of an agreement on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union during which existing arrangements with the EU covering trade, security, regulations and financial contributions would be maintained. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Mike Amesbury voted to prevent ministers withdrawing the UK from the European Economic Area, the European single market. Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2017: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 7 — Retention of Laws Required by the UK's Membership of the Single Market Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury voted to require the UK Government to report on changes to EU legislation which form part of UK law, and to require the Government to consider adopting such changes to ensure that the rights of workers and employees in the UK are no less favourable than they would have been had the UK remained a member of the EU or EEA. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury voted for the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights to remain part of UK law on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury voted to retain the general principles of EU law derived from EU treaties, direct EU legislation, EU directives and European Court of justice case law, as part of UK law after the UK leaves the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — Consent of Devolved Legislatures Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Mike Amesbury voted to require courts or tribunals to pay due regard to any relevant decision of the European Court after the UK's withdrawal from the EU Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Mike Amesbury 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: Mike Amesbury 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

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