Scotland Bill — New Clause 35 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts — 9 Nov 2015 at 19:52

George Osborne MP, Tatton did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before making laws applying to Scotland on devolved matters.

MPs were considering the Scotland Bill[1].

The full text of the proposed new clause, titled Consent of the Scottish Parliament to certain Westminster Acts which was rejected in this vote can be found in the Official Record[2].

An explanatory statement accompanying the rejected amendment set out its intended effect:

  • This new clause would ensure that the UK Parliament can only legislate in devolved areas with the consent of the Scottish Parliament. It puts the Sewel Convention onto a statutory footing, as agreed by the Smith Commission.


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Con284 (+2 tell) 0086.7%
DUP0 2025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 186080.5%
LDem1 1025.0%
PC0 0 (+2 tell)066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 52094.5%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:287 245083.4%

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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