Standing Orders (Public Business)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:37 pm on 22nd October 2015.

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Photo of Drew Hendry Drew Hendry Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Transport) 2:37 pm, 22nd October 2015

The Leader of the House said earlier today that he regarded this measure as a kind of trail. We have also heard from a senior member of the Scottish Office team—no matter how gamely he tries to reinterpret that position—that he would see Barnett consequential items such as spending on Heathrow included in decisions for English-only votes. Does my hon. Friend agree that this is the thin end of the wedge and that this is a subjective measure that will lead to further problems?