Budget Bill: Second Stage

Part of Executive Committee Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 10:15 pm on 9th February 2016.

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Photo of Robin Newton Robin Newton DUP 10:15 pm, 9th February 2016

Before we proceed to the question, I would advise Members that, as this is a Budget Bill, it requires cross-community support.

Question put. The Assembly divided:

<SPAN STYLE="font-style:italic;"> Ayes 62; Noes 27

AYES

NATIONALIST:

Mr Boylan, Ms Fearon, Mr Flanagan, Mr Hazzard, Mr G Kelly, Mr Lynch, Mr McAleer, Mr F McCann, Ms J McCann, Mr McCartney, Ms McCorley, Mr McElduff, Ms McGahan, Mr M McGuinness, Mr McKay, Ms Maeve McLaughlin, Mr McMullan, Mr Maskey, Mr Milne, Mr Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr Ó hOisín, Mr Ó Muilleoir, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Ruane

UNIONIST:

Mr Anderson, Mr Bell, Ms P Bradley, Mr Buchanan, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mr Craig, Mr Douglas, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Foster, Mr Frew, Mr Girvan, Mr Givan, Mrs Hale, Mr Hamilton, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Mr McCausland, Mr I McCrea, Mr D McIlveen, Miss M McIlveen, Mr McQuillan, Mr Middleton, Mr Moutray, Mrs Pengelly, Mr Poots, Mr G Robinson, Mr Ross, Mr Storey, Mr Weir, Mr Wells

OTHER:

Mrs Cochrane, Mr Dickson, Ms Lo

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr G Robinson, Mr Ó Muilleoir

NOES

NATIONALIST:

Mr Attwood, Mr Dallat, Mr Diver, Ms Hanna, Mrs D Kelly, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mrs McKevitt, Mr McKinney, Mr A Maginness

UNIONIST:

Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mr Beggs, Mr Cochrane-Watson, Mr Cree, Mrs Dobson, Mr Hussey, Mr Kennedy, Mr McCallister, Mr B McCrea, Mr McGimpsey, Mr Nesbitt, Mrs Overend, Mr Patterson, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann

OTHER:

Mr Agnew

Tellers for the Noes: Mr McCrossan, Mrs Overend

<TR><TD>Total Votes
89Total Ayes62[69.7%]
Nationalist Votes36Nationalist Ayes26[72.2%]
Unionist Votes49Unionist Ayes33[67.3%]
Other Votes4Other Ayes3[75.0%]
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Question accordingly agreed to. Resolved (with cross-community support):

That the Second Stage of the Budget Bill [NIA 77/11-16] be agreed.