New Clause 2 — Shale gas extraction: devolution

Infrastructure Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 26th January 2015.

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  • Division number 138
    A majority of MPs voted not to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament.

‘(1) The Scotland Act 1998 is amended as follows:

(2) In Schedule 5, Part II, section D2, after “gas other than through pipes,”, insert—

“( ) The licensing of onshore shale gas extraction underlying Scotland.

( ) Responsibility for mineral access rights for onshore extraction of shale gas in Scotland.”’—(Tom Greatrex.)

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided:

Ayes 231, Noes 324.

Division number 138 Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 2 — Shale Gas Extraction in Scotland — Devolution of Regulation to Scottish Parliament

A majority of MPs voted not to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament.

Aye: 231 MPs

No: 324 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 91 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.