Lord Aberdare

Crossbench Peer

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 Aberdare voted a mixture of for and 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.

Key votes about more EU integration:

  • On 13 Jul 2011: Lord Aberdare 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 Aberdare voted to allow the suspension of the requirement for a referendum on decisions which increase the powers and competencies of the EU. This wouldn't apply to amendments to the core treaties of the EU. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2011: Lord Aberdare was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — Expiry of Provisions Requiring Referendum Before Tranfering UK Powers to the EU Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Lord Aberdare was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — Requirement for Referendum on Decisions Under Existing Treaties — Joining Euro — Border Controls — EU Prosecutor's Office Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Lord Aberdare was absent for a vote on European Union Bill — Requirement of Referendum Prior to the UK Adopting the Euro Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2011: Lord Aberdare 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

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