Wales Bill — Schedule 1 — Devolution of Policing Powers to the Welsh Assembly — 11 Jul 2016 at 19:00
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted for the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales.
The majority of MPs voted against the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales.
MPs were considering the Wales Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote stated:
- Amendment 83, page 47, line 32, leave out Section B5.
Had it not been rejected this amendment would have impacted paragraphs 37-39 of Schedule 2 to the Bill titled: B5 Crime, public order and policing which stated:
- 37 The prevention, detection and investigation of crime.
- 38 The maintenance of public order.
- 39 Policing.
These were in the Bill in a list of matters to be "reserved" to the UK Parliament and not devolved to the Welsh Assembly.
The amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:
- This amendment removes the reservation of crime, public order and policing from the list of reserved powers.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Wales Bill
-  Schedule 1 of the Wales Bill as at the time of the vote
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||269 (+2 tell)||0||0||82.1%|
|SNP||0||37 (+2 tell)||0||72.2%|