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Michael Meacher

Former Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton

@michaelmeacher

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

Michael Meacher voted a mixture of for and 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 9 Nov 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 36 — Power for Scottish Parliament to Call a Scottish Independence Referendum Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Michael Meacher voted to allow the devolved administration in Scotland to introduce a requirement for gender balance among the members of the Scottish Parliament and members of boards of Scottish public authorities. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Power of Scottish Ministers to Change Regulations on Benefits in Respect of Rent Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted to give powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted to give the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 54 — Devolution of Power Over Income Tax in Scotland Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Full Control Over Taxation, Borrowing and Public Spending for Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted to give the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Require UK Parliament to Have Consent of Scottish Parliament Before Legislating on Devolved Matters Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Michael Meacher voted to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and to strengthen the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Michael Meacher 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: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher voted not to devolve the powers relating to Scottish elements of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to the Scottish Government. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher 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: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher 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: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 24 — Devolution of Power to Tax Quarrying or Mining to Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher 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: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Devolution to Scotland of Powers to Regulate Specially Dangerous Air Weapons Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 12 — Return of Certain Insolvency Powers from Scotland to the UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 13 — Return Responsibility for Regulating Health Professionals in Scotland to UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2011: Michael Meacher 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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