Scotland Bill — New Clause 5 — Veto for Scottish Parliament on Repeal of Human Rights Act as it Applies to Scotland — 15 Jun 2015 at 22:09
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland.
The majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill
The text of the proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- New Clause 5
- Application of the Human Rights Act 1998 to Scotland
- ‘The application of the Human Rights Act 1998 to Scotland shall not be repealed in so far as it affects Scotland without the express consent of the Scottish Parliament.’—(Mr Allen.)
An explanation accompanying the rejected clause stated:
- The new clause states the intention that the express consent of the Scottish Parliament would be required before any repeal by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of the Human Rights Act 1998 as it applies to Scotland.
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||306 (+2 tell)||0||0||93.3%|
|Lab||0||206 (+2 tell)||0||89.7%|