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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:36 am on 28th May 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health) 9:36 am, 28th May 2015

I, too, congratulate you, Mr Speaker, on your re-election. Given that the Gracious Speech signalled the Government’s intention to devolve more powers to those city regions with metro mayors, will the Leader of the House ensure that when he brings forward his proposals to change the Standing Orders of the House in relation to English votes for English laws there will be no unintended consequences impacting on the 27 Members of Parliament from Greater Manchester who, to use his own logic, will be able to vote on health matters relating to his constituents, but not on health matters relating to their own constituents?