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Exeter and Devon (Structural Changes) Order 2010

Volume 718: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

Motion to Approve

Moved By

That the draft order laid before the House on 10 February be approved.

Relevant Documents: 11th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and 12th Report from the Merits Committee.

Amendment to the Motion

Moved by

To leave out from “that” to the end and insert “this House declines to approve the draft Order laid before the House on 10 February because it does not comply with Her Majesty’s Government’s published criteria with respect to affordability of the future structure, without providing more evidence on whether the course proposed is likely to achieve its declared policy objective”.

Amendment to the Motion

Moved by

At end to insert “but this House regrets that Her Majesty’s Government have laid before Parliament the draft Order, which does not comply with the Government’s published criteria with respect to affordability of the future structure, without providing more evidence on whether the course proposed is likely to achieve its declared policy objective; and calls on Her Majesty’s Government not to proceed with the draft Order before conducting further consultation with the residents of Exeter and Devon”.

Amendment agreed.

Motion, as amended, agreed.

House adjourned at 8.37 pm.