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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

270

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  90

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  leave out ‘Assembly’ and insert ‘Senedd’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  91

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  20,  leave out ‘Assembly’ and insert ‘Senedd’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  92

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  21,  leave out ‘Assembly’ and insert ‘Senedd’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  93

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  22,  leave out ‘Assembly’ and insert ‘Senedd’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  leave out line 2.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  7,  leave out ‘four’ and insert ‘sixteen’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not selected  68

 

Page  2,  line  1,  leave out Clause 2.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

271

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 3 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Withdrawn  196

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  35,  leave out ‘one month’ and insert ‘three months’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  197

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  36,  leave out ‘one month’ and insert ‘three months’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Withdrawn  8

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  40,  leave out ‘seven’ and insert ‘twenty-one’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Withdrawn  69

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  14,  leave out from ‘the’ to end of line 15 and insert ‘Senedd

 

has passed a resolution in favour with at least two-thirds of the Assembly Members voting

 

to support it.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  70

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  25,  leave out ‘seats’ and insert ‘Members’ voting’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  34,  leave out ‘seven’ and insert ‘twenty-one’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

272

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  71

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  6,  leave out ‘two votes’ and insert ‘one vote which will be

 

cast preferentially’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  72

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  7,  leave out subsections (2) to (6).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Negatived on division  50

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  32,  leave out subsections (5) and (6) and insert—

 

‘(5)    

The list must not include a person—

 

(a)    

who is included on any other list submitted for the Assembly electoral

 

region or any list submitted for another Assembly electoral region,

 

(b)    

who is an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for the

 

Assembly electoral region or another Assembly electoral region,

 

(c)    

who is a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly

 

constituency which is not included in the Assembly electoral region, or

 

(d)    

who is a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly

 

constituency included in the Assembly electoral region but is not a

 

candidate of the party.

 

(6)    

A person may not be an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for the

 

Assembly electoral region if he is—

 

(a)    

included on a list submitted by a registered political party for the

 

Assembly electoral region or another Assembly electoral region,

 

(b)    

an individual candidate to be an Assembly member for another Assembly

 

electoral region,

 

(c)    

a candidate to be the Assembly member for an Assembly constituency

 

which is not included in the Assembly electoral region, or

 

(d)    

a candidate of any registered political party to be the Assembly member

 

for an Assembly constituency included in the Assembly electoral

 

region.’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

273

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  34,  at end insert ‘or’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  36,  leave out out from second ‘region’ to end of line 38.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  130

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  37,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Not called  94

 

Clause  7,  page  4,  line  42,  at end insert ‘or’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Not called  95

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  2,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Not called  52

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  3,  leave out paragraph (c).


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

274

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Not selected  5

 

Page  5,  line  8,  leave out Clause 8.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Not selected  6

 

Page  5,  line  33,  leave out Clause 9.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 10 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Mr Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Not called  127

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  43,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

275

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  98

 

Clause  12,  page  8,  line  14,  at end insert­—

 

‘(1A)    

For the purposes of subsection (1), section 2 of the Representation of the People

 

Act 1983 (c. 2) (local government electors) shall have effect as if for subsection

 

(1)(d) there were substituted—

 

“(d)    

is of voting age (that is, 16 years or over)”.’.

 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  73

 

Clause  12,  page  8,  line  16,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  13,  page  8,  line  26,  at end insert ‘and

 

(d)    

the number of Assembly constituencies.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 14 Agreed to.

 


 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Not called  213

 

Clause  15,  page  9,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(2)    

An Assembly regional member shall be deemed to have resigned if he ceases to

 

receive the whip of the registered political party on whose list of candidates he

 

was elected as an Assembly regional member.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 30th January 2006  

276

 

Government of Wales Bill, continued

 
 

Lembit Öpik

 

Mr Roger Williams

 

Mark Williams

 

Jenny Willott

 

Not called  74

 

Clause  16,  page  10,  line  1,  at end insert ‘Parliamentary Service or Assembly

 

Government.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 17 to 19 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  20,  page  12,  line  25,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 

Mrs Cheryl Gillan

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

David Mundell

 

Mr Patrick McLoughlin

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Not called  272

 

Clause  20,  page  12,  line  25,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘shall’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 21 and 22 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  143

 

Clause  23,  page  14,  line  12,  after ‘affirmation)’, insert ‘or in the form of the

 

Assembly Oath set out in subsection (1A)’.

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Adam Price

 

Not called  144

 

Clause  23,  page  14,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

The wording of the Assembly Oath shall be:

 


 

“I do solemnly swear to discharge the responsibilities required of me to the best

 

of my abilities and faithfully serve the people of Wales whom I here represent”.’.


 
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