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Lord Kennedy of Southwark

Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

Labour 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 Kennedy of Southwark generally voted for 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 13 Jul 2011: Lord Kennedy of Southwark voted to allow 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 Kennedy of Southwark 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 Kennedy of Southwark voted for the provisions requiring a referendum prior to transferring further powers from the UK to the EU to expire at the end of each Parliament. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2011: Lord Kennedy of Southwark voted not 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 Kennedy of Southwark voted to require a referendum prior to the UK adopting the Euro as its currency. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2011: Lord Kennedy of Southwark voted to allow a Parliamentary committee to deny a referendum following the passing of an Act approving the transfer of powers from the UK to the EU. Show vote

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