Abena Oppong-Asare

The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead

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.

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Abena Oppong-Asare consistently voted against more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

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Major votes

  • On 29 Nov 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare voted no on Draft Strikes (Minimum Service Levels: NHS Ambulance Services and the NHS Patient Transport Service) Regulations 2023 Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare voted no on Draft Strikes (Minimum Service Levels: Border Security) Regulations 2023 Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare voted no on Draft Strikes (Minimum Service Levels: Passenger Railway Services) Regulations 2023 Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare voted no on Draft Code of Practice on Reasonable Steps to be taken by a Trade Union (Minimum Service Levels) Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare voted no on Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill Committee: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2022: Abena Oppong-Asare voted rejecting agency workers being used to cover strikes/industrial action Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2022: Abena Oppong-Asare voted not to implement a tax on trade unions and employers' associations to fund their regulator, the Certification Officer. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2022: Abena Oppong-Asare voted not to empower the regulator of trade unions and employers’ associations, the Certification Officer, to impose financial penalties on the bodies it regulates for breaches of the law. Show vote

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