Sylvia Hermon

Former Independent MP for North Down

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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.

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Sylvia Hermon 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 17 Jul 2018: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon voted to require the consent of ministers in devolved administrations before making regulations under the Trade Bill on implementing international trade agreements and a 1994 treaty on government procurement; while retaining the UK government's responsibility for compliance with international agreements. Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2018: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Sylvia Hermon voted not 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: Sylvia Hermon voted to 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 13 Dec 2017: Sylvia Hermon voted to require 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 6 Dec 2017: Sylvia Hermon voted to allow Welsh and Scottish ministers to make 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 4 Dec 2017: Sylvia Hermon voted 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: Sylvia Hermon voted 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: Sylvia Hermon voted against generally preventing the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Sylvia Hermon voted to require 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 9 Nov 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before making laws applying to Scotland on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to call a referendum on Scottish independence. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted to give the Scottish Parliament the power to set Scotland's laws on abortion. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted to to give the Scottish Parliament powers related to equalities laws. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against allowing 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: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to take full control over taxation, borrowing and public spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over all areas except the constitution, foreign affairs, public service, defence, treason and pension changes which would affect the UK's liabilities. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before legislating on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon voted to devolve responsibility for railway services which start and finish in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon voted against making the Crown Estate accountable to the Scottish Government and to devolve powers related to the Crown Estate to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon voted against devolving powers related to timescales, time zones and British Summer Time, to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon voted against devolving powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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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