HC Deb 18 June 1973 vol 858 cc317-8

Amendment made: No. 66, in page 21, line 26, leave out 'member' and insert 'local government elector for the area'.—[Mr. Younger.]

Mr. Grimond

I beg to ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment proposed, No. 65 in page 17, line 24, at end insert: '(5) The Secretary of State may from time to time, by order made by statutory instrument, direct that the disqualification imposed by subsection (1)(a) above shall not apply to any such class or description of officers or servants of local authorities, or of any local authority or class of local authority, as may be designated in the order'.—[Mr. Robert Hughes.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 18, Noes 62.

Division No. 163.] AYES [5.17 a.m
Brown, Hugh D. (G'gow, Proven) Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen, N.) Murray, Ronald King
Buchan, Norman Johnston, Russell (Inverness) Ross, Rt. Hn. William (Kilmarnock)
Carmichael, Neil McCartney, Hugh Sillars, James
Eadie, Alex Machin, George Smith, John (Lanarkshire, N.)
Ewing, Marry Mackenzie, Gregor TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Grimond, Rt. Hn. J. Mackintosh, John P. Mr. David Lambie and
Hannan, William (G'gow, Maryhill) Maclennan, Robert Mr. David Steel.
Atkins, Humphrey Haselhurst, Alan Noble. Rt. Hn. Michael
Baker, W. H. K. (Banff) Hawkins, Paul Owen. Idris (Stockport, N.)
Benyon, W. Hornby, Richard Percival Ian
Biffen, John Hornsby-Smith, Rt. Hn. Dame Patricia Raison, Timothy
Bowden, Andrew Hutchison, Michael Clark Shaw, Michael (Sc'b'gh & Whitby)
Braine, Sir Bernard James, David Shelton, William (Clapham)
Brewis, John Jopling, Michael Shersby, Michael
Brinton, Sir Tatton King, Evelyn (Dorset, S.) Simeons, Charles
Brown, Sir Edward (Bath) Knox, David Speed, Keith
Bruce-Gardyne, J. Le Marchant, Spencer Sproat, Iain
Buchanan-Smith, Alick (Angus, N&M) MacArthur, Ian Sutcliffe, John
Butler, Adam (Bosworth) McLaren, Martin Taylor, Edward M. (G'gow, Calhcart)
Campbell, Rt. Hn. G.(Moray & Nairn) Maddan, Martin Tebbit, Norman
Chapman, Sydney Madel, David Thomas, John Stradling (Monmouth)
Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe) Mawby, Ray White, Roger (Gravesend)
Clegg, Walter Maxwell-Hyslop, R. J. Wolrige-Gordon, Patrick
Crouch, David Mitchell, Lt.-Col. C.(Aberdeenshire, W) Wylie, Rt. Hn. N R.
Fenner, Mrs. Peggy Moate, Roger Younger, Hn. George
Fisher, Nigel (Surbiton) Money, Ernle
Fox, Marcus Monro, Hector TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Green, Alan Morgan, Geraint (Denbigh) Mr. Tim Fortescue and Mr. Hamish Gray.
Hall-Davis, A. G. F. Morgan-Giles, Rear-Adm.
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