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Mike Hancock

Former Independent MP for Portsmouth South

Powers of the Scottish Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Scotland.

Photo: Mark Longair

Mike Hancock generally voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

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 Scottish Parliament:

  • On 26 Jan 2015: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 2 — Shale Gas Extraction in Scotland — Devolution of Regulation to Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 9 — Devolution of Responsibility for Rail Services to the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted against devolving power to the Scottish Parliament to tax quarrying and mining. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 1 — Administration of Elections — Start Counting Within Four Hours of Polls Closing Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted against devolving powers to Scotland to regulate those air weapons deemed so dangerous they need to be licenced or prohibited in the same way as a firearm. Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted to return the responsibility for making laws in relation to certain elements of insolvency to from Scotland to the UK Parliament. Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Mike Hancock voted to return responsibility for regulating health professionals in Scotland to UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2011: Mike Hancock was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Reject Second Reading — Devolution of Further Powers, Including Tax Raising Powers, to Scotland Show vote

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