‘(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.)
Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.
The House divided:
Ayes 231, Noes 324.