Local Government

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 8:40 pm on 27 January 2021.

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  • Division number 218
    A majority of MPs voted to have a directly elected mayor for West Yorkshire and to devolve powers related to education, housing, transport and policing to the mayor and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

That the draft West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Election of Mayor and Functions) Order 2021, which was laid before this House on 17 December, be approved.

Division number 218 Draft West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Election of Mayor and Functions) Order 2021

A majority of MPs voted to have a directly elected mayor for West Yorkshire and to devolve powers related to education, housing, transport and policing to the mayor and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

Aye: 553 MPs

No: 2 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Absent: 95 MPs

Absent: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 553, Noes 2.

Question accordingly agreed to.

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