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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill And Devolution

EDM number 1373 in 2017-19, proposed by Hywel Williams on 11/06/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Devolution, EU institutions, EU law and treaties, National Assembly for Wales and Scottish Parliament.

That this House notes the amendment to Lords Amendment No. 26 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the name of Plaid Cymru hon. Members that seeks to uphold the devolution settlement in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland following the UK's departure from the EU; further notes with alarm the power grab in Clause 11 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill; regrets the decision by the Government to impose legislative restrictions on the devolved parliaments in devolved areas; notes that this amendment was originally tabled in Committee Stage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in this House jointly by the Welsh and Scottish Governments; further regrets the Labour Welsh Government's decision to support the Government in imposing these legislative restrictions on the National Assembly for Wales; supports the cross-party opposition in the Scottish Parliament to these legislative restrictions; and calls on the Government to support this amendment to remove the limitation on devolved parliaments to legislate on areas of EU competence that are devolved.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Hywel Williams11/06/2018ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Liz Saville Roberts11/06/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards11/06/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
11/06/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day12/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens13/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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