Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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Powers of the Welsh Parliament

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

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Eleanor Laing voted a mixture of for and against transferring more powers to the Senedd/Welsh 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.

Key votes about transferring more powers to the Senedd/Welsh Parliament:

  • On 1 Sep 2020: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Fisheries Bill — Decline Second Reading — Sustainable Fishing Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2020: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — Clause 2 — Implementation of International Trade Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — Clause 1 — Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement — Consent of Welsh and Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 4 — Implementation of International Trade and Government Procurement Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Powers of Devolved Administrations to Make Laws Incompatible With EU Law Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Regulations to Implement Withdrawal Agreement — Report on Reciprocal Healthcare Agreements — Veto for Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Scottish and Welsh Ministers to Amend Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — Consent of Devolved Legislatures Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Jurisdictions for England and Wales Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 6 — Tax on Carriage of Passengers by Air Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — New Schedule 7A to the Government of Wales Act 2006 Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Infrastructure Guarantees in Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 4 — Allowing National Assembly for Wales to Set The Number of AMs Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Wales Bill- Clause 11 — Referendum on Devolving Welsh Income Tax Rate Setting — Independent Setting of Each Rate Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing 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 6 Jan 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Eleanor Laing voted against devolving tax raising, and borrowing, powers to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing 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 31 Jan 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against devolving powers relating to energy generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government Show vote

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