New Clause 11 - Power to advance time by one hour permanently

Daylight Saving Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:15 pm on 7th December 2011.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State may, at any time during the trial period, by order make provision for the daylight saving order to have effect permanently.

(2) Before making an order under this section the Secretary of State—

(a) must obtain the agreement of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland, and

(b) must consult the Scottish Ministers and the Welsh Ministers.

(3) An order under this section—

(a) may amend a relevant enactment, and

(b) may make consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision.

(4) An order under this section is subject to affirmative resolution procedure.’.—(Mr Davey.)

Brought up, and read the First and Second time.

Amendment proposed to new clause 11: in subsection (2), leave out from “and” to end and insert:

‘Office of the First Minister of Scotland and Office of the First Minister of Wales.’.—(Mr MacNeil.)

Sitting suspended for a Division in the House.

On resuming—

Photo of William McCrea William McCrea Shadow Spokesperson (Justice), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow DUP Leader of the House of Commons

When the Committee was suspended for a Division in the House, Mr MacNeil was proposing his amendment. For the avoidance of any confusion, I shall now put the question on that amendment.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The Committee divided: Ayes 1, Noes 9.

Division number 1 Decision Time — New Clause 11 - Power to advance time by one hour permanently

Aye: 1 MP

No: 9 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

New clause 11 added to the Bill.