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Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

Minister of State

Conservative Peer

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Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

Photo: tristam sparks

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park generally voted for a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

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 a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 13 Mar 2019: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to delay leaving the EU by a couple of months, to agree to continue current arrangements with the EU until the end of 2021, and to unilaterally guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 28 Jan 2019: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-Ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — Second Reading — UK Immigration Controls for EU Citizens Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted not to express regret the Government is: not guaranteeing a Parliamentary vote on the outcome of negotiations on leaving the European Union; not ruling out leaving the EU without a deal; not setting out transitional arrangements for leaving the EU; not setting out proposals to remain within the Customs Union and Single Market and not protecting the rights of EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted for EU nationals living in the UK to retain rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted in favour of giving EU nationals currently living in the UK the right to remain. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote

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