Jacob Rees-Mogg

MP, North East Somerset

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North East Somerset Conservative

Powers of the Welsh Assembly

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

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Jacob Rees-Mogg consistently voted 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 21 Jun 2011: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against devolving responsibility for Jobcentre Plus to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against devolving powers relating to energy generation to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Jacob Rees-Mogg 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: Jacob Rees-Mogg 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 15 May 2013: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against devolving tax raising, and borrowing, powers to the Welsh Government. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against giving the National Assembly for Wales full powers in relation to water in Wales up to the English border. Show vote
  • On 9 Apr 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against devolving responsibility for setting the rate of long haul air passenger duty applying to relevant flights originating in Wales to the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against allowing the National Assembly for Wales to set the number of members of the National Assembly for Wales. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted for any referendum on devolving Welsh income tax rate setting to the National Assembly for Wales to be on allowing an off-set from the rates set by the UK Parliament rather than allowing each Welsh rate to be set independently. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against enabling the Welsh Government to underwrite borrowing by private organisations for the purpose of promoting investment in infrastructure. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against allowing Welsh Ministers to set their own capital expenditure priorities. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted for the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted not to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against giving the Welsh Assembly the powers to set Income Tax thresholds for Welsh taxpayers. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against empowering Welsh ministers and the National Assembly for Wales to regulate the number of betting machines in licensed betting premises where the maximum charge for use is over £2, opting instead to limit devolved powers to where the maximum charge is over £10. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against requiring 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 4 Dec 2017: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted not 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: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted not 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: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted to generally prevent the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Show vote

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