Committee (4th Day)

Part of Scotland Bill – in the House of Lords at 5:00 pm on 15th March 2012.

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Photo of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Conservative 5:00 pm, 15th March 2012

My Lords, on the basis of that very helpful response, I am pleased to withdraw my amendment.

Amendment 54H withdrawn.

Amendment 54J

Moved by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

54J: Clause 30, page 24, line 36, at end insert-

"(4A) Before exercising any power under this section, the Treasury must-

(a) consult widely on its plans, and

(b) obtain the consent of the Scottish Parliament."