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.