Scotland Bill — New Clause 33 — Full Fiscal Autonomy for Scotland — 29 Jun 2015 at 22:13
Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland.
The majority of MPs voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation, spending, and to an extent, public borrowing in Scotland.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Full fiscal autonomy for Scotland and began:
- ‘(1) The Scottish Government and the Government of the United Kingdom must enter into an agreement (the “Economic Agreement”)—
- (a) setting out a plan for implementation of full fiscal autonomy for Scotland,
- (b) establishing a framework within which the two Governments are to coordinate their economic and fiscal policies in the context of full fiscal autonomy for Scotland.
- (2) Full fiscal autonomy for Scotland means that—
- (a) the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government have competence for determining revenues raised in or as regards Scotland through taxation and borrowing,
- (b) the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government have competence for determining levels of public expenditure in or as regards Scotland,
The full text is of the rejected new clause is present in on the debate page on TheyWorkForYou.
An explanatory note accompanying the rejected new clause stated:
- This new clause would require the Scottish and UK governments to reach agreement on the delivery of full fiscal autonomy for Scotland.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||310 (+2 tell)||0||0||94.5%|
|PC||0||0 (+2 tell)||0||66.7%|