Maria Eagle

Shadow Minister (Defence)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Garston and Halewood

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MPs' Veto Over Laws Only Affecting Their Part of the UK

That English MPs have not been able vote on matters which have been devolved to other parts of the UK, but Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland MPs can vote on those same matters when the UK Parliament is legislating solely for England has been considered by some to be unfair. There have been votes in Parliament on how to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fairer say over matters which only affect their parts of the UK. In respect of votes on matters only affecting England this is often described as the "English Votes on English Laws" question.

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Maria Eagle has never voted on a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK

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Major votes

  • On 22 Hyd 2015: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 22 Hyd 2015: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 22 Hyd 2015: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Standing Orders — Trial Period for Veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland Over Laws Affecting Just Their Parts of the UK Show vote

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