Lord Sheikh

Conservative

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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Lord Sheikh generally voted against 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 10 Jul 2006: Lord Sheikh was absent for a vote on Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Disapplication of European Communities Act 1972 — rejected Show vote
  • On 12 May 2008: Lord Sheikh voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Government must report on the operation of European competition policy — rejected Show vote
  • On 19 May 2008: Lord Sheikh was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Parliamentary approval required for any future changes made to the Treaty of Lisbon — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Parliament to scrutinise the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Parliament must approve the government's policy towards the Common Agricultural Policy — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Act of parliament needed for the government to accept future changes to the Lisbon Treaty Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh was absent for a vote on Lisbon Treaty — Restrict the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Delay till 20 October 2008 — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Jun 2008: Lord Sheikh voted yes on Lisbon Treaty — Ratification by all states before coming into force — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2011: Lord Sheikh voted for a referendum following the passing of an Act approving the transfer of powers from the UK to the EU; and against allowing a Parliamentary Committee to deny such a referendum. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Lord Sheikh voted to require a referendum prior to making the Euro the UK's currency, the UK joining the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, or changes impacting the UK's border controls, or other decisions made within existing existing European Union treaties. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Lord Sheikh voted against requiring a referendum prior to the UK adopting the Euro as its currency. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Lord Sheikh voted against the provisions requiring a referendum prior to transferring further powers from the UK to the EU expiring at the end of each Parliament. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Lord Sheikh voted against allowing a Minister to decide a decision to increase the powers and competencies of the EU is not of major economic and constitutional significance and so does not warrant a referendum. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Lord Sheikh voted against allowing the suspension of the requirement for a referendum on decisions which increase the powers and competencies of the EU, other than amendments to the core treaties of the EU. Show vote

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