Government of Wales Bill — Transfer of Ministerial functions — 21 Jan 1998

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).

Considered in Committee [Progress, 20 January].

Clause 2 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

I beg to move amendment No. 19A, in page 70, line 11, leave out 'four' and insert 'six'.

The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael J. Martin):

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 188, in page 72, line 12, leave out '(where appropriate)'.

Amendment negatived.

I beg to move amendment No. 186, in page 71, line 31, leave out 'local government', and insert 'parliamentary'.

The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst):

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 189, in page 73, line 7, leave out 'local government' and insert 'parliamentary'.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn .

Schedule 1 agreed to .

I beg to move amendment No. 167, in page 2, line 18, at end insert

'but that day shall not coincide with a day designated for holding elections to local authorities in Wales'.'

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 3 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

I beg to move amendment No. 54, in page 2, line 39, leave out 'is to' and insert 'may'.

The Second Deputy Chairman:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss amendment No. 55, in page 2, line 41, leave out 'is to' and insert 'may'.

subsection (2) says:

"One . . . is to be given for a candidate . . . for the . . . constituency",

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn .

It being Seven o'clock, The Chairman put the Question already proposed from the Chair, pursuant to Order [20 January].

Amendment negatived.

Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 5 to 10 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Amendment made: No. 134, in page 7, line 2, at end insert

'(and the creation of criminal offences in connection with the limitation of such expenses)'.-- [Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]

Clause 11, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 12 to 14 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Amendment made: No. 135, in page 9, line 21, leave out ', or purported,'.-- [Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]

Clause 15, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 16 to 21 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

I beg to move amendment No. 45, in page 12, line 39, after '(1)', insert--

'Functions in the fields specified in Schedule 2, so far as exercisable by the Secretary of State for Wales are hereby transferred to the Assembly.

(1A)'.'

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The Committee divided: Ayes 147, Noes 370.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 148 (+2 tell)092.6%
Independent1 00100.0%
Independent Conservative1 00100.0%
Lab321 (+2 tell) 0077.5%
LDem37 0080.4%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP3 0050.0%
UUP3 0030.0%
Total:370 148080.7%

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