Draft West Midlands Combined Authority Order 2016 — 15 Jun 2016 at 19:39
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to establish the West Midlands Combined Authority across the local government areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
The majority of MPs voted to establish the West Midlands Combined Authority across the local government areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the draft West Midlands Combined Authority Order 2016, which was laid before this House on 28 April, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.
The proposed role of the authority includes:
- Responsibility for a consolidated, devolved transport budget
- Responsibility for franchised bus services
- Responsibility for a new Key Route Network of local authority roads
- Planning powers to drive housing delivery and improvements in housing stock
- Devolved 19+ adult skills funding
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Ian Austin||Dudley North||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Liam Byrne||Birmingham, Hodge Hill||Lab||aye|