Clause 135 - Regulations

Health and Care Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 23rd November 2021.

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Amendment proposed: 82, page 117, line 14, at end insert—

“(2A) Regulations may only be made under this Act with the consent of the—

(a) Scottish Ministers insofar as they make provision for any matter which falls within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament,

(b) Welsh Ministers insofar as they make provision for any matter which falls within the legislative competence of Senedd Cymru, and

(c) Northern Ireland Ministers insofar as they make provision for any matter which falls within the legislative competence of the Northern Ireland Assembly.”—(Dr Philippa Whitford.)

This amendment would require the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to obtain the consent of the relevant devolved government before powers to make regulations under the Act in an area falling within the legislative competence of a devolved institution, are exercised.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 121 Health and Care Bill — Clause 135 - Regulations

Aye: 239 MPs

No: 309 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 239, Noes 311.

Question accordingly negatived.