Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Bill — Schedule 1 — Substitution of Schedule 1 to the Scotland Act 1998 — 4 May 2004 at 21:31

I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 3, line 12, leave out from 'Shetland)' to end of line 14.

I beg to move amendment No. 11, in page 10, line 10, at end insert-

'Rule 5

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Third time.

Over the two days of consideration-on Second Reading and in Committee today-we have had useful and interesting debates on the issues in the Bill. I thank all hon. Members who have contributed to our debates, as well as parliamentary counsel and civil service colleagues who have been involved in the drafting of the legislation. This is a short Bill, focused on a relatively straightforward objective-to remove the existing statutory link in the Scotland Act 1998 between the number of constituencies at Westminster and those at Holyrood. That position was supported by a wide-ranging public consultation, which showed overwhelming support for retention of the current number of MSPs.

Question put, That the Bill be now read the Third time:-

The House divided: Ayes 326, Noes 104.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 100 (+2 tell)062.6%
DUP0 2033.3%
Lab286 (+2 tell) 0070.6%
LDem35 0064.8%
PC1 0025.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP0 2040.0%
Total:326 104067.3%

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