Queen's recommendation signified.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (
That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, it is expedient to authorise-
(1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-
(a) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by a Minister of the Crown, and
(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under or by virtue of any other Act out of money so provided, and
(2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of expenditure of the Secretary of State in making payments to returning officers for charges in respect of services rendered, or expenses incurred, by such officers for or in connection with elections of police and crime commissioners.
The House divided: Ayes 304, Noes 225.