Scotland Bill — Constitutional Court — 12 May 1998

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted with the majority (No).

(2) Cross-border reserved bodies shall be public bodies, including regulatory bodies, whose responsibilities include reserved matters but whose remit covers Scotland.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, such bodies shall include--

(a) the BBC,

(b) the Independent Television Commission,

(c) the Radiocommunications Agency,

(d) the Post Office,

(e) the Commission for Racial Equality,

(f) the Equal Opportunities Commission,

(g) Governmental Departments, Ministers of the Crown, non-departmental public bodies and Departmental Agencies.

(4) The Parliament shall have the power to summon witnesses and require the production of documents from cross-border reserved bodies.'.-- [Ms Roseanna Cunningham.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Government amendments Nos. 41 to 45, 152 to 158, 160 to 180, 202, 233, 249, 206, 214 and 220.

Motion and clause, by leave, withdrawn.

(b) has been a member of the Scottish or English bar for a period of ten years;

(c) has been a registered solicitor in Scotland or England for a period of fifteen years;

(d) is or has been a professor of law or legal studies in the United Kingdom for a period of ten years.

(5) Her Majesty may by Order in Council--

(a) confer on the Constitutional Court in relation to proceedings under this Act such powers as Her Majesty considers necessary or expedient; and

(b) make rules for regulating the procedure in relation to proceedings under this Act before the Constitutional Court.

(6) In this section "proceedings under this Act" means proceedings on a question referred to the Constitutional Court under section 32 or proceedings under Schedule 6.'.-- [Mr. Salmond.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 75, in clause 31, page 15, line 29, leave out 'Judicial Committee' and insert 'Constitutional Court'.

It being two and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration of the Bill, Mr. Deputy Speaker , pursuant to the Order [13 January] and the Resolution [this day], put forth, with the Question already proposed from the Chair.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 8, Noes 388.

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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
Con81 0050.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab283 (+2 tell) 0068.3%
LDem24 0052.2%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP0 4 (+2 tell)0100.0%
Total:388 8062.9%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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