European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

– in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 16th March 2004.

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Lords Reasons for insisting on certain of their amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, considered.

Photo of Sylvia Heal Sylvia Heal Deputy Speaker 7:16 pm, 16th March 2004

Under the Order of the House of 8 March, any message from the Lords relating to the European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill may be considered forthwith, without Question put.

A message has been received from the Lords as follows: the Lords disagree to the Commons amendment to a Lords amendment to the European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill, and they insist on a Lords amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, for which disagreement they assign their reason.

Photo of Patrick McLoughlin Patrick McLoughlin Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons)

I beg to move, That the House do now sit in private.

Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 163 (Motions to sit in private):—

The House proceeded to a Division.

Photo of Sylvia Heal Sylvia Heal Deputy Speaker

I have asked the Serjeant at Arms to investigate the delay in the Lobby.

The House having divided: Ayes 122, Noes 311.

Division number 94 European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

Aye: 122 MPs

No: 311 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

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Nos: A-Z by last name

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Question accordingly negatived.