Clause 7 - Assistance Centre

Professional Qualifications Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 14th March 2022.

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  • Division number 211
    A majority of MPs voted voted not to require representatives from each of the devolved nations on the board of the "Assistance Centre", a body to provide advice to those seeking to practise a regulated profession in the United Kingdom, and to those with United Kingdom qualifications and experience seeking to practice their profession overseas.

Amendment proposed: 3, page 5, line 16, at end insert—

‘(1A) Before making the arrangements, the Secretary of State must ensure there are representatives from each of the devolved nations on the board of the assistance centre.”—(Sarah Olney.)

This amendment would require the Secretary of State to ensure there are representatives for each of the devolved nations on the board of the Assistance Centre.

Division number 211 Professional Qualifications Bill — Clause 7 — Assistance Centre

A majority of MPs voted voted not to require representatives from each of the devolved nations on the board of the "Assistance Centre", a body to provide advice to those seeking to practise a regulated profession in the United Kingdom, and to those with United Kingdom qualifications and experience seeking to practice their profession overseas.

Aye: 211 MPs

No: 293 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 142 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 210, Noes 296.

Question accordingly negatived.