New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales

Orders of the Day — Children Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 2 November 2004.

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'(1) Section 75A of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c.14) (additional powers of consideration and representation) is amended as follows.

(2) Omit subsections (1) and (2) and insert—

"The Commissioner may consider, and make representations about, any matter affecting the rights and welfare of children in Wales to—

(a) the Assembly, and

(b) where the matter is not devolved and the Commissioner considers it appropriate, to the responsible United Kingdom Minister of the Crown or Government department.".'.—[Mr. Roger Williams.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 175, Noes 283.

Division number 302 Orders of the Day — Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 2 — Powers of consideration and representation by Children's Commissioner for Wales

Aye: 175 MPs

No: 283 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.