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Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

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

Sammy Wilson 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 17 Jul 2018: Sammy Wilson voted against requiring approval of the United Kingdom's negotiating aims for international trade agreements from the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, and the Northern Ireland Assembly. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Sammy Wilson voted not to require the consent of Welsh or Scottish ministers before making regulations impacting devolved matters relating to the implementation of a World Trade Organisation agreement on open, fair and transparent conditions of competition be ensured in government procurement. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Sammy Wilson voted against requiring 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: Sammy Wilson voted not to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament before various regulations relating taxes on international trade can be made. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Sammy Wilson voted 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: Sammy Wilson voted 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: Sammy Wilson voted against requiring 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: Sammy Wilson voted to prevent Welsh and Scottish ministers making 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: Sammy Wilson voted not 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: Sammy Wilson voted not 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: Sammy Wilson voted to generally prevent 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: Sammy Wilson voted against requiring 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Gender Balance Among Members of the Scottish Parliament and Members of Boards of Scottish Public Authorities Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 28 — Housing Benefit — Devolving Powers to Scotland Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 31 — Ability of Scottish Parliament to Create New Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 39 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament — National Insurance Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 33 — Full Fiscal Autonomy for Scotland Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 5 — Veto for Scottish Parliament on Repeal of Human Rights Act as it Applies to Scotland Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 1 — Consent of Scottish People and Parliament Before Abolition of The Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Sammy Wilson voted not to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson voted against devolving powers related to timescales, time zones and British Summer Time, to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson voted against devolving powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 32 — Code of Practice on Borrowing by Scottish Ministers Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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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