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Clause 2 — The first recall condition: further provision

Recall of MPs Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 24th November 2014.

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Amendment proposed: 16, page 2, line 18, leave out “The reference in” and insert “In”. —(Thomas Docherty.)

This amendment and amendment 17 ensure that a recall petition may be triggered by an offence committed before the day Clause 1 comes into force where an MP is convicted of the offence on or after that day and after he or she last became an MP.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 236, Noes 65.

Division number 95 Recall of MPs Bill — Clause 2 — The first recall condition: further provision

Aye: 236 MPs

No: 66 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

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Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Question accordingly agreed to.