Welsh Affairs Committtee

– in the House of Commons at 9:50 pm on 18th July 2016.

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Ordered,

That Carolyn Harris be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Chris Elmore be added. —(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, Speaker of the House of Commons, Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, Speaker of the House of Commons

The right hon. Gentleman was rather late in rising—I had already started to put the question—but I will let him off on this occasion. He is a callow youth. We will deal with him.

Photo of Julian Lewis Julian Lewis Chair, Defence Committee

I am much obliged to you, Mr Speaker. I wonder whether it is within the rules of order for me to point out that on 14 March 2007, when the “initial gate” vote on Trident took place, the majority was 248, whereas this evening it has risen to 355.