Railways Bill — Transfer Schemes at End of Franchising Agreements — 27 Jan 2005 at 16:45
Amendment proposed: No. 17, in page 11, line 14 [Clause 12], at end insert-
'(3A) The appropriate national authority shall not make a scheme for the transfer of relevant franchise assets to a franchise company, at the end of the franchise period, if an independent assessment, which must be authorised by the national authority, demonstrates that the assets could be operated more economically and efficiently by a person identified in subsection (3)(a), (b), (c) or (d).'.-[John McDonnell.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 49, Noes 208.
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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||189 (+2 tell)||26 (+2 tell)||1||53.9%|