Localism Bill (Ways and Means) – in the House of Commons at 7:38 pm on 17th May 2011.
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Amendment proposed: 2, page 199, leave out lines 30 to 43 and insert
‘The elected mayor is to be returned under the simple majority system.’.—(John Stevenson .)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The House divided:
Ayes 29, Noes 279.
Question accordingly negatived.
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