Gordon Banks

Former Labour MP for Ochil and South Perthshire

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.

Photo: Paul Holloway

Gordon Banks 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 24 Jun 2014: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Infrastructure Guarantees in Wales Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 19 — Welsh Ministers to Set Own Capital Expenditure Priorities Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Gordon Banks 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: Gordon Banks 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: Gordon Banks 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: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Water Bill — New Clause 1 — Legislative Competence for Water in Wales Show vote
  • On 15 May 2013: Gordon Banks voted in favour of devolving tax raising, and borrowing, powers to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Part 2 — Devolution of Wales Long Haul Rates of Duty Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Schedule — Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Gordon Banks voted against devolving powers relating to energy generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Gordon Banks was absent for a vote on Devolving Responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government Show vote

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