New Clause 5 — Application of the Human Rights Act 1998 to Scotland

Scotland Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:09 pm on 15th June 2015.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 13
    A majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland.

‘The application of the Human Rights Act 1998 to Scotland shall not be repealed in so far as it affects Scotland without the express consent of the Scottish Parliament.’—(Mr Allen.)

The new clause states the intention that the express consent of the Scottish Parliament would be required before any repeal by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of the Human Rights Act 1998 as it applies to Scotland.

Brought up, and read the First time.

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

The Committee divided:

Ayes 274, Noes 309.

Division number 13 Scotland Bill — New Clause 5 — Veto for Scottish Parliament on Repeal of Human Rights Act as it Applies to Scotland

A majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland.

Aye: 274 MPs

No: 309 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 63 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.