Derek Twigg

MP, Halton

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Halton Labour

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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Derek Twigg generally voted for 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: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Derek Twigg voted against devolving powers relating to energy generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Wales Long Haul Rates of Duty Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Schedule — Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2014: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg 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 24 Jun 2014: Derek Twigg voted to enable the Welsh Government to underwrite borrowing by private organisations for the purpose of promoting investment in infrastructure. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Derek Twigg voted to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Derek Twigg voted to devolve powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Derek Twigg voted to empower Welsh ministers and the National Assembly for Wales to regulate the number of betting machines in licensed betting premises where the maximum charge for use is over £2, rather than only where it is over £10. Show vote

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