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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 8:30 pm on 21st November 2016.

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Amendment proposed: 47, page 16, line 23, at end insert—

“(7) No arrangements for a scheme shall be made under subsection (1) unless a draft of the scheme has been laid before and approved by a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.”.—(Gordon Marsden.)

This amendment and amendment 46 would ensure TEF measures were subject to scrutiny by, and approval of, both Houses of Parliament.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 216, Noes 277.

Division number 90

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Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 27