Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice)

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Orkney and Shetland

@amcarmichaelMP https://facebook.com/AlistairForOrkneyandShetland

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.

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Alistair Carmichael generally voted for transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

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Major votes

  • On 16 Ion 2024: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio rejecting a bill to give the Scottish Parliament the ability to hold an independence referendum. Show vote
  • On 23 Tach 2021: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Health and Care Bill — Clause 135 — Regulations — Veto for Devolved Governments Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2020: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to require the consent of relevant devolved governments in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland before regulations implementing international trade deals which would be within the scope of their devolved powers can be made. Show vote
  • On 17 Gor 2018: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Trade Bill — New Clause 20 — Approval of Negotiating Mandates — Devolved Administrations — International Trade Agreements Show vote
  • On 16 Gor 2018: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade Show vote
  • On 12 Meh 2018: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Powers of Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Ion 2018: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Schedule 2 — Powers for Ministers in Devolved Administrations Show vote
  • On 16 Ion 2018: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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 Rha 2017: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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 Rha 2017: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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 Rha 2017: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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 Rha 2017: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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 9 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael 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 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 15 — Abortion Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities Show vote
  • On 6 Gor 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to allow 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 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to allow the devolved Scottish administration to pay disability benefits in respect of lower level conditions. Show vote
  • On 30 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to allow 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 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio for Scottish Ministers to be able to change regulations relating to benefit payments in respect of rent without the agreement of the Secretary of State. Show vote
  • On 30 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to give powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to give the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 54 — Devolution of Power Over Income Tax in Scotland Show vote
  • On 15 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Clause 11 — Full Control Over Taxation, Borrowing and Public Spending for Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Powers of the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to give the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to require the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before legislating on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 15 Meh 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and to strengthen the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio not to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 21 Meh 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 3 — Devolution — Maritime and Coastguard Agency Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 9 — Devolution of Responsibility for Rail Services to the Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 10 — Crown Estate — Devolution of Powers Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 11 — Devolution of Powers Related to Time Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content Show vote
  • On 14 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio against devolving power to the Scottish Parliament to tax quarrying and mining. Show vote
  • On 7 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio against devolving powers to Scotland to regulate those air weapons deemed so dangerous they need to be licenced or prohibited in the same way as a firearm. Show vote
  • On 7 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to return the responsibility for making laws in relation to certain elements of insolvency to from Scotland to the UK Parliament. Show vote
  • On 7 Maw 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to return responsibility for regulating health professionals in Scotland to UK Parliament Show vote
  • On 27 Ion 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to give more powers to the Scottish Parliament, including the power to set income tax, and other tax rates. Show vote

Minor votes

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