Scotland Bill — Clause 53 — Consultation with Scottish Ministers On Renewable Electricity Incentive Schemes — 6 Jul 2015 at 21:45
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted for a narrower set of circumstances in which the Secretary of State is required to consult with Scottish Ministers over renewable electricity incentive schemes.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 154, page 60, leave out lines 9 to 17
The amendment sought to remove subsection (2) from the proposed new clause for the Scotland Act 1998 which began:
The majority of MPs voted for a narrower set of circumstances in which the Secretary of State is required to consult with Scottish Ministers over renewable electricity incentive schemes.
- 90C Renewable electricity incentive schemes: consultation
- (1) The Secretary of State must consult the Scottish Ministers before—
- (a) establishing a renewable electricity incentive scheme that applies in Scotland, or
- (b) amending such a scheme as it relates to Scotland.
- (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to amendments that appear to the Secretary of State to be minor or made only for technical or administrative reasons; and the Secretary of State is not to be taken to establish or amend a scheme by exercising a power under a scheme, other than a power that is exercisable subject to any parliamentary procedure.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Scotland Bill
-  Clause 53 of the Bill as at the time of the vote (note line numbers not as used in amendment)
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|
|Con||309 (+2 tell)||0||0||94.2%|
|PC||0||1 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|