Scotland Bill — New Clause 27 — Equal Opportunities — 9 Nov 2015 at 21:47

The majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers related to equalities laws.

MPs were considering the Scotland Bill[1].

The proposed new clause, titled Equal opportunities which was rejected in this vote stated:

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

  • This new clause would devolve equal opportunities to the Scottish Parliament.

Section L2 reserved, to the UK Parliament, powers relating to equal opportunities, including the subject-matter of:

(a)the Equal Pay Act 1970,

(b)the Sex Discrimination Act 1975,

(c)the Race Relations Act 1976, and

(d)the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

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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
Con287 (+2 tell) 0087.6%
DUP0 3037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 20100.0%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem0 1012.5%
PC0 0 (+2 tell)066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 52094.5%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:288 61054.9%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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