New Clause 4 — National Assembly to set number of AMs

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 30th April 2014.

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‘Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide for the transfer of responsibility for setting the number of Assembly Members to the National Assembly for Wales.’.—(Jonathan Edwards.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 4, Noes 254.

Division number 259 Wales Bill — New Clause 4 — Allowing National Assembly for Wales to Set The Number of AMs

A majority of MPs voted against allowing the National Assembly for Wales to set the number of members of the National Assembly for Wales.

Aye: 4 MPs

No: 254 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name


Nos: A-Z by last name


Absent: 387 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.