Chris Law

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development)

Scottish National Party MP for Dundee West

@chrislawsnp https://facebook.com/ChrisLawSNP

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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Chris Law generally voted for 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: Chris Law voted to require the approval of the United Kingdom's negotiating aims for international trade agreements from the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, and the Northern Ireland Assembly. Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Chris Law 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: Chris Law voted to require the consent of Welsh or Scottish ministers before making regulations impacting devolved matters relating to the implementation of a World Trade Organisation agreement on open, fair and transparent conditions of competition be ensured in government procurement. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Chris Law voted against giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and against setting restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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: Chris Law 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 Jan 2017: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Jurisdictions for England and Wales Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 6 — Tax on Carriage of Passengers by Air Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — New Schedule 7A to the Government of Wales Act 2006 Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Chris Law was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Clause 1 — Separation of the Legal Systems of England and Wales Show vote

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