Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 36 — Combined Authorities — Regard to Neighbouring Authorities — 17 Nov 2015 at 17:45
Tom Elliott MP, Fermanagh and South Tyrone voted to require combined authorities exercising a devolved function to have regard to any significant direct impact on the population of neighbouring authorities.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring combined authorities exercising a devolved function to have regard to any significant direct impact on the population of neighbouring authorities.
The question rejected in this vote was:
- That the clause be read a Second time.
The rejected clause in question, new clause 36, was titled : Regard to Neighbouring Authorities and stated:
- In exercising a devolved function, combined authorities must have regard to any significant direct impact on the population of neighbouring authorities.”.
An explanatory note accompanying the rejected new clause stated:
- This clause raises the concerns of some authorities which neighbour devolved authorities and ensures that combined authorities which have devolved functions give regard to the possible impact on neighbouring populations, particularly over issues such as transport and health.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill
-  Explanatory notes to the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill
-  Clause 20 of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill as at the time of the vote
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||275 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.9%|
|Lab||0||171 (+2 tell)||0||74.9%|