Backbench Business Committee

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 5:46 pm on 12th March 2012.

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Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed:(a), at end of paragraph (1), after ‘choose’, insert:

‘; and that the members of those parties who would not otherwise be represented on the Committee, or of no party, should choose one Member to represent them on the Committee by a secret ballot of those Members’.—(Natascha Engel.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 101, Noes 166.