Clause 3 — Power to provide for an elected mayor

Bill Presented — Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill – in the House of Commons at 3:22 pm on 21st October 2015.

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  • Division number 82
    A majority of MPs voted to allow the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor.

Amendment proposed: 4, in page 2, line 18, leave out subsection (2).—(James Wharton.)

This amendment removes the prohibition against an order providing for there to be a mayor for the area of a combined authority as a condition for agreeing to transfer the functions of local authorities or other public bodies to that combined authority.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The Committee divided:

Ayes 301, Noes 220.

Division number 82 Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 3 — Make Creation of a Combined Authority Conditional on Having Elected Mayor

A majority of MPs voted to allow the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor.

Aye: 301 MPs

No: 220 MPs

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Tellers

Absent: 124 MPs

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Amendment 4 agreed to.

Clause 3, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.