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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Monday 3 November 2014

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

Recall of MPs Bill


 

[Second Day]


 

Clause 6 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr David Davis

 

Anne Marie Morris

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Douglas Carswell

 

Negatived  38

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  27,  leave out “maximum” and insert “minimum”

 

Clauses 7 to 10 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 2 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 11 to 16 Agreed to.

 

Schedules 3 to 5 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 17 and 18 Agreed to.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Agreed to  50

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  3,  after “person” insert “who is, if a relevant circumstance

 

arises,”


 
 

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The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Agreed to  51

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  4,  leave out from “functions”)” to end of line 7 and

 

insert—

 

“( )    

For the purposes of this section, a “relevant circumstance” arises if—

 

(a)    

the Speaker is unable to perform the Speaker’s functions because of

 

absence, illness or for any other reason, or

 

(b)    

there is a vacancy in the office of the Speaker.”

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

Agreed to  52

 

Clause  19,  page  13,  line  11,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

“(3)    

If a relevant circumstance arises and no appointment under subsection (1) is in

 

force, the Speaker’s functions are to be performed by the Chairman of Ways and

 

Means or a Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 20 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 6 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 21 to 25 Agreed to.

 

Remaining New Clauses

 

Chris Heaton Harris

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr David Davis

 

Anne Marie Morris

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Douglas Carswell

 

Not selected  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

“Regulations as to extension of recall to local government etc

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may be regulations apply or incorporate, with or without

 

modifications or exceptions, any provision of or made under this Act or any other

 

enactment for the purposes of extending a system of recall to the offices to which

 

this section applies.

 

(2)    

This section applies to the following offices—

 

(a)    

an elected member of—

 

(i)    

a local authority within the meaning of section 270(1) of the

 

Local Government Act 1972, and

 

(ii)    

the Greater London Authority, in accordance with the Greater

 

London Authority Act 1999 (that is, the Mayor of London and a

 

member of the Assembly for London), and

 

(b)    

an elected mayor, which for these purposes—

 

(i)    

in relation to England, has the same meaning as in Part 1A of the

 

Local Government Act 2000, and


 
 

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(ii)    

in relation to Wales, has the same meaning as in Part II of the

 

Local Government Act 2000, and

 

(c)    

a body established under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social

 

Responsibility Act 2011 (police and crime commissioner).”

 


 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Mr David Davis

 

Anne Marie Morris

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Douglas Carswell

 

Not selected  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

“Recall from Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and Northern

 

Ireland Assembly to be a devolved matter

 

(1)    

Paragraph B3 of Part II of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (reserved matters)

 

shall be amended to add the words “(other than in relation to the recall of

 

members from the Parliament)” after the second reference to “Parliament”.

 

(2)    

At the end of paragraph 13, Part 1 of Schedule 7 (devolved matters) to the

 

Government of Wales Act 2006 add—

 


 

“Recall of members from the Assembly”.

 

(3)    

At the end of paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998

 

(reserved matters) add—

 


 

“Recall of members from the Assembly”.

 


 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Not selected  NC8

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

“Extension of recall to members of the House of Lords

 

The Secretary of State shall within 6 months of this Act coming into force publish

 

a report on the process by which the right of recall can be introduced for members

 

of the House of Lords.”

 

Bill, as amended, to be reported.