Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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Powers of the Welsh Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Welsh Parliament/Senedd. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Senedd the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the provision of water in Wales.

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Jo Swinson voted a mixture of for and against 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 17 Jul 2018: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 4 — Implementation of International Trade and Government Procurement Agreements — Consent of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Jo Swinson 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 12 Jun 2018: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 and Schedule 3 — Power of Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Jo Swinson 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 24 Jun 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Infrastructure Guarantees in Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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 9 Apr 2014: Jo Swinson 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 6 Jan 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Jo Swinson voted against devolving tax raising, and borrowing, powers to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Jo Swinson voted against devolving responsibility for setting the rate of Air Passenger Duty for long haul flights originating in Wales to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Jo Swinson voted against devolving responsibility for setting the rate of Air Passenger Duty for long haul flights originating in Wales to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Devolution of Powers Relating to Energy Generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government Show vote

The office of Jo Swinson MP has informed us that Jo was not available for some votes in the House of Commons from June 2017 until the summer recess, and from October 2017 until December 2017, as she was on parental leave. This affects the numerology section below. Please note that Ms Swinson continued to submit written questions throughout this period.

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