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1. Local Government

Accrington Victoria Walk-in Centre – in the House of Commons at 7:37 pm on 23rd May 2018.

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  • Division number 159
    A majority of MPs voted to allow local councils in West Somerset and Taunton Deane to propose boundary changes without requiring a review or recommendation from the Local Government Boundary Commission.

That the draft Somerset West and Taunton (Modification of Boundary Change Enactments) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 298270, Noes 1714.

Division number 159 Boundary Changes — West Somerset District Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council — Review by Local Government Boundary Commission

A majority of MPs voted to allow local councils in West Somerset and Taunton Deane to propose boundary changes without requiring a review or recommendation from the Local Government Boundary Commission.

Aye: 298 MPs

No: 17 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 334 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Votes cast by Members for constituencies in England: Ayes 270, Noes 14.

Question accordingly agreed to.