Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales — 2 Nov 2004 at 14:30
'(1) Section 75A of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c.14) (additional powers of consideration and representation) is amended as follows.
(2) Omit subsections (1) and (2) and insert-
"The Commissioner may consider, and make representations about, any matter affecting the rights and welfare of children in Wales to-
(a) the Assembly, and
(b) where the matter is not devolved and the Commissioner considers it appropriate, to the responsible United Kingdom Minister of the Crown or Government department.".'.-[Mr. Roger Williams.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 175, Noes 283.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||283 (+2 tell)||13||0||73.2%|
|LDem||0||41 (+2 tell)||0||78.2%|
|Martin Caton||Gower||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Mr Hilton Dawson||Lancaster and Wyre||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Mr Huw Edwards||Monmouth||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Martyn Jones||Clwyd South||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John Mann||Bassetlaw||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John McFall||Dumbarton||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Julie Morgan||Cardiff North||Lab (minister)||aye|
|George Mudie||Leeds East||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Albert Owen||Ynys Môn||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Ms Debra Shipley||Stourbridge||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Betty Williams||Conwy||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Tony Wright||Cannock Chase||Lab (minister)||aye|