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Antoinette Sandbach

Former Independent MP for Eddisbury

@Sandbach https://facebook.com/antoinetteofficial

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.

Photo: Mark Longair

Antoinette Sandbach generally voted 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted against requiring 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted against requiring 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted not 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 16 Jul 2018: Antoinette Sandbach voted not to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament before various regulations relating taxes on international trade can be made. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Antoinette Sandbach voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Antoinette Sandbach voted 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted against requiring 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted to prevent Welsh and Scottish ministers making 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: Antoinette Sandbach 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: Antoinette Sandbach 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: Antoinette Sandbach 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
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Antoinette Sandbach 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 9 Nov 2015: Antoinette Sandbach was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Antoinette Sandbach 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: Antoinette Sandbach was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Antoinette Sandbach was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Antoinette Sandbach was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against allowing 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: Antoinette Sandbach voted against allowing the devolved Scottish administration to pay disability benefits in respect of lower level conditions. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against allowing the devolved administration in Scotland to pay a carers benefit to those under 16 or in gainful employment, or in full time education. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted to require the agreement of the Secretary of State before Scottish Ministers can change regulations relating to benefit payments in respect of rent. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to take full control over taxation, borrowing and public spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over all areas except the constitution, foreign affairs, public service, defence, treason and pension changes which would affect the UK's liabilities. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before legislating on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Antoinette Sandbach voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and against strengthening the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote

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