Localism Bill — Clause 5 — Power for Secretary of State to Repeal Laws Conflicting with General Power of Competence for Local Government

Division number 273 in the House of Commons on 17 May 2011.

Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 5 — Power for Secretary of State to Repeal Laws Conflicting with General Power of Competence for Local Government

A majority of MPs voted t to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities.

225 for, 303 against, 0 abstained, 116 absent.

Aye

Tellers: Lyn Brown, Jonathan Reynolds

No

Tellers: Stephen Crabb, James Duddridge

Absent

Abstained

None