New Clause 1 — Review of options for Barnett formula reform

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 6th May 2014.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State shall make arrangements for a review of options for reforming the Barnett formula in order to meet the objective of calculating the block grant funding for Wales on the basis of need.

(2) The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report of the review mentioned in subsection (1) before each House of Parliament within six months of this Act receiving Royal Assent.’.—(Mr Llwyd.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

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

The Committee divided:

Ayes 5, Noes 260.

Division number 263 Justice — New Clause 1 — Review of options for Barnett formula reform

Aye: 5 MPs

No: 260 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

Clauses 23 to 29 ordered to stand part of the Bill.