Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 3 — Make Creation of a Combined Authority Conditional on Having Elected Mayor — 21 Oct 2015 at 15:22

The majority of MPs voted to allow the relevant Secretary of State to make the creation of a combined authority conditional on the authority having an elected mayor.

Combined authorities are groups of local councils which, in relation to certain areas of their activities, pool responsibilities and receive additional powers devolved from central government.

MPs were considering the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill[1]

The amendment accepted by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • Amendment 4, in page 2, line 18, leave out subsection (2)

An explanatory statement accompanying the accepted amendment stated:

  • This amendment removes the prohibition against an order providing for there to be a mayor for the area of a combined authority as a condition for agreeing to transfer the functions of local authorities or other public bodies to that combined authority.


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Con299 (+2 tell) 0091.2%
DUP0 6075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 202 (+2 tell)088.3%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP1 001.8%
UKIP1 00100.0%
Total:301 220081.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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