Jo Swinson

Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

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East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat

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16 Jan 2018

  • 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 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 retain a EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Jo Swinson voted not to preserve, on the UK's withdrawal from the EU all rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures present in UK law as a result of the UK's membership of the EU. An explanatory statement explains the proposal not to preserve these provisions was intended as a step towards an alternative proposal to take even stronger steps to preserve them. Show vote

20 Dec 2017

  • On 20 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted for a transition period of at least two years prior to implementation of an agreement on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union during which existing arrangements with the EU covering trade, security, regulations and financial contributions would be maintained. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted for the UK to retain the EU's common customs tariff and common commercial policy. Show vote

18 Dec 2017

  • On 18 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill — Schedule 9 — Bank Levy — Exclusion of Overseas Elements of UK Banking Groups Show vote

13 Dec 2017

  • On 13 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted to prevent ministers withdrawing the UK from the European Economic Area, the European single market. 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

12 Dec 2017

  • On 12 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted in favour of retaining laws which were required by the UK's membership of the European single market. Show vote

11 Dec 2017

  • On 11 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Jo Swinson voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote

6 Dec 2017

  • 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

4 Dec 2017

  • 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 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 — Power for Devolved Administrations to Amend EU Law Retained as UK Law on Withdrawal Show vote

28 Nov 2017

  • On 28 Nov 2017: Jo Swinson voted against narrowing the scope of the bank levy tax so it is calculated only on the basis of a bank's UK assets; against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the charge. Show vote

21 Nov 2017

  • On 21 Nov 2017: Jo Swinson voted to retain the general principles of EU law derived from EU treaties, direct EU legislation, EU directives and European Court of justice case law, as part of UK law after the UK leaves the EU. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Jo Swinson voted for the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights to remain part of UK law on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 79 — Reporting Amendments to EU Laws Forming Part of UK Law — Workers' Rights Show vote

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