Dame Cheryl Gillan

MP, Chesham and Amersham

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Chesham and Amersham Conservative

Powers of the Welsh Assembly

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Welsh Assembly. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Welsh Assembly the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the provision of water in Wales.

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Dame Cheryl Gillan generally voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly

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 transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly:

  • On 21 Jun 2011: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Devolution of Powers Relating to Energy Generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against devolving responsibility for setting the rate of Air Passenger Duty for long haul flights originating in Wales to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against devolving responsibility for setting the rate of Air Passenger Duty for long haul flights originating in Wales to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Devolution of Tax Raising and Borrowing Powers to the Welsh Government Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Welsh Air Passenger Duty Rates to National Assembly for Wales Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against allowing the National Assembly for Wales to set the number of members of the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted for any referendum on devolving Welsh income tax rate setting to the National Assembly for Wales to be on allowing an off-set from the rates set by the UK Parliament rather than allowing each Welsh rate to be set independently. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Infrastructure Guarantees in Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted for the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted not to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted not to allow the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to modify EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted not to give the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto on if they should be prevented from amending EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted to generally prevent the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted to prevent Welsh and Scottish ministers making regulations which amend, or are inconsistent with, EU law retained as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against requiring the approval of MPs and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, as well as a report on the preservation of reciprocal healthcare agreements, before allowing ministers to make regulations to implement the terms of the UK's agreement with the EU on its withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted to allow ministers in devolved administrations to make regulations to correct deficiencies in EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union without the consent of UK Government ministers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted against allowing the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to make laws which are incompatible with European Union law, and against new United Kingdom frameworks to replace European ones. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Dame Cheryl Gillan voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote

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