Stephen Crabb

Former Conservative MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire

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MPs' Veto Over Laws Only Affecting Their Part of the UK

That English MPs have not been able vote on matters which have been devolved to other parts of the UK, but Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland MPs can vote on those same matters when the UK Parliament is legislating solely for England has been considered by some to be unfair. There have been votes in Parliament on how to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fairer say over matters which only affect their parts of the UK. In respect of votes on matters only affecting England this is often described as the "English Votes on English Laws" question.

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Stephen Crabb consistently voted for a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK

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Major votes

  • On 22 Oct 2015: Stephen Crabb voted to give the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto when laws specifically impacting one or more of those parts of the United Kingdom are before the House of Commons. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 22 Oct 2015: Stephen Crabb voted to to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK and against putting the decision off until a committee had considered it. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Stephen Crabb voted against giving the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK only for a trial period. Show vote

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