Intervention in case of serious impact on sewerage services etc

Wales Bill – in the House of Commons at 8:45 pm on 11th July 2016.

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Amendment proposed: 81, page 34, leave out line 37 to line 5 on page 35 and insert—

“Omit sections 114 and 152 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.”—(Hywel Williams.)

This amendment removes the power of the Secretary of State to veto any Welsh legislation or measures that might have a serious adverse impact on water supply or quality in England.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 47, Noes 274.

Division number 40 Wales Bill — Intervention in case of serious impact on sewerage services etc

Aye: 47 MPs

No: 274 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 44 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 45 to 51 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule 5 agreed to.

Clause 52 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule 6