Wales Bill — Clause 16 — Devolution of Income Tax Powers to the Welsh Assembly — Requirement for Support in Referendum in Wales — 5 Jul 2016 at 17:15

The majority of MPs voted against requiring the support of the people of Wales in a referendum before devolving powers in relation to income tax to the Welsh Assembly.

MPs were considering the Wales Bill.[1]

The question supported by the majority of those taking part in this vote was:

  • That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The clause in question was Clause 16[2] which provided for amendments to The Wales Act 2014 to remove the requirement to obtain the support of the people of Wales in a referendum prior to devolving powers in relation to income tax to the Welsh Assembly.


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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con266 (+2 tell) 3 (+2 tell)383.6%
DUP5 1075.0%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem7 0087.5%
PC3 00100.0%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:282 4350.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Chris DaviesBrecon and RadnorshireCon (front bench)tellno
James DaviesVale of ClwydCon (front bench)tellno
Dame Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamCon (front bench)no
David JonesClwyd WestCon (front bench)no
Anne MainSt AlbansCon (front bench)no
Kevin HollinrakeThirsk and MaltonCon (front bench)both
Ian Liddell-GraingerBridgwater and West SomersetCon (front bench)both
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireCon (front bench)both
Jim ShannonStrangfordDUP (front bench)no

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