Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 19 — Department with policing and justice functions — 20 Apr 2006 at 15:15
I beg to move amendment No. 30, in page 13, line 41, leave out 'and justice'.
It is a delight to be back in the Chamber to discuss the Bill, and I am sure that the Minister shares those sentiments. He had a lively and enjoyable time yesterday, so I am sure he was impatient to get today's business under way.
I beg to move amendment No. 18, in page 14, line 4, at end insert-
'( ) The Act may provide for the department to be in the charge of the First and Deputy First Minister acting jointly.'.
I beg to move amendment No. 31, in page 14, line 12, at end insert-
'(4A) No person shall be appointed as Minister or Junior Minister of a Department to exercise functions consisting wholly or mainly of devolved policing and justice functions pursuant to this section if he has-
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The Committee divided: Ayes 130, Noes 293.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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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|
|Con||0||120 (+2 tell)||0||62.2%|
|Lab||264 (+2 tell)||0||0||75.4%|