Skip to main content

Welsh Affairs

Volume 974: debated on Monday 26 November 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

Motion made, and Question put,

That Mr. Keith Best be a member of the Committee on Welsh Affairs.—[Mr. Philip Holland.]

The House divided: Ayes 141. Noes 17.

Stevens, MartinTownend, John (Bridlington)Wheeler, John
Stewart, John (East Renfrewshire)Townsend, Cyril D. (Bexleyheath)Wickenden, Keith
Stradling Thomas, J.Vaughan, Dr GerardYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Tebbit, NormanWaddington, David
Temple-Morris, PeterWaidegrave, Hon WilliamTELLERS FOR THE AYES
Thompson, DonaldWalker, Bill (Perth & E Perthshire)Mr. Carol Mather and
Thornton, MalcolmWaller, GaryLord James Douglas-Hamilton

NOES

Beith, A. J.Howella, GeraintSkinner, Dennis
Bennett, Andrew (Stockport N)McDonald, Dr OonaghSoley, Clive
Canavan, DennisParry, RobertThomas, Dafydd (Merioneth)
Cryer, BobPenhaligon, David
Dobson, FrankRooker, J. W.TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Ellis, Raymond (NE Derbyshire)Ross, Stephen (Isle of Wight)Mr. Dafydd Wigley and
Hamilton, W. W. (Central Fife)Sheerman, BarryMr. Gordon Wilson

Question accordingly agreed to.

It follows from the result of that vote that the amendment to leave out "Mr. Keith Best" falls.

Ordered,

That Mr. Keith Best be a member of the Committee on Welsh Affairs.

Ordered,

That, Mr. Ioan Evans, Sir Raymond Gower, Mr. Tom Hooson, Mr. Geraint Howells, Mr. Roy Hughes, Sir Anthony Meyer, Mr. Geraint Morgan, Dr. Roger Thomas, Mr. Alan Williams, and Mr. Delwyn Williams, be members of the Committee on Welsh Affairs.—[Mr. Philip Holland.]