Christina Rees

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

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Neath Labour/Co-operative

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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Christina Rees 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 5 Jul 2016: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Christina Rees voted to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Christina Rees was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 2 — Welsh Thresholds for Income Tax Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Christina Rees voted to devolve powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Christina Rees voted to empower 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, rather than only where it is over £10. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Christina Rees 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 4 Dec 2017: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees 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 6 Dec 2017: Christina Rees 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 13 Dec 2017: Christina Rees 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 16 Jan 2018: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees 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 12 Jun 2018: Christina Rees was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 17 Jul 2018: Christina Rees 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: Christina Rees 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 17 Jul 2018: Christina Rees 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

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