Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

Minister of State

Conservative Peer

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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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Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park almost always voted for more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

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 restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 10 Nov 2015: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to require the appointment of a picket supervisor and for them to be identified to, and contactable by, the police. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2010: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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