Gavin Shuker

Independent MP for Luton South

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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.

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Gavin Shuker voted a mixture of for and 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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 17 Jul 2018: Gavin Shuker voted to require 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: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker voted 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: Gavin Shuker voted 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: Gavin Shuker voted against generally preventing 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: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — Consent of Devolved Legislatures Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Gavin Shuker voted to require the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before making laws applying to Scotland on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to set Scotland's laws on abortion. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Gavin Shuker voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Gavin Shuker voted to allow the devolved administration in Scotland to introduce a requirement for gender balance among the members of the Scottish Parliament and members of boards of Scottish public authorities. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Threshold for Disability Benefits Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 19 — Carers Benefit — Scope of Eligibility Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 28 — Housing Benefit — Devolving Powers to Scotland Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 39 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament — National Insurance Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 33 — Full Fiscal Autonomy for Scotland Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker voted to give the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker voted to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and to strengthen the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Gavin Shuker voted to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 21 Jun 2011: Gavin Shuker was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker voted not to devolve the powers relating to Scottish elements of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to the Scottish Government. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker voted to devolve responsibility for railway services which start and finish in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker voted against devolving powers related to timescales, time zones and British Summer Time, to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker voted to devolve powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker voted against requiring Scottish Ministers to have regard to any code of practice agreed between them and the UK Treasury when borrowing money. Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker voted to require Scottish Ministers to order returning officers to start counting votes for elections to the Scottish Parliament within four hours of polls closing. Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2011: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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: Gavin Shuker 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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