Scotland Bill — New Clause 9 — Devolution of Responsibility for Rail Services to the Scottish Parliament — 15 Mar 2011 at 19:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted against devolving responsibility for railway services which start and finish in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament.
The text of the rejected amendment was:
- In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Act, in section E2, after “Exceptions” there is inserted—
- “The provision of rail passenger services which start and finish in Scotland, including the power to decide who will run such services, the provisions of the Railways Act 1993 notwithstanding.
This was be linked to a previous amendment which was referring to the The Scotland Act 1998
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||252 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.0%|
|Lab||0||161 (+2 tell)||0||63.2%|