HC Deb 28 February 2002 vol 380 cc1500-1W
Pete Wishart

To ask the President of the Council how many divisions in the House of Commons this session have been on legislation for(a) the UK, (b) Great Britain only, (c) England and Wales only, (d) England only, (e) Northern Ireland only and (f) Scotland only. [37046]

Mr. Robin Cook

Discounting divisions on Programme Motions, the numbers are as follows:

Total divisions on Government bills to date: 73 (leaving aside 22 on programme motions), broker down as follows.

(a) UK legislation: 12 bills divided upon 43 divisions

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill: 21
Employment Bill: 4
European Communities (Amendment) Bill: 6
Export Control Bill: 2
Human Reproductive Cloning Bill: 1
NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Bill: 6
Tax Credits Bill: 3

(b) Legislation extending to Great Britain only: 1 bill divided upon 4 divisions

Civil Defence (Grant) Bill: 4

(c) Legislation extending to England and Wales only: 5 bills divided upon 20 divisions

Animal Health Bill: 6
Education Bill: 11
Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill: 2
Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill: 1

(d) Legislation extending to England only: Nil

(e) Legislation extending to Northern Ireland only: 3 bills divided upon 6 divisions

Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Bill: 1
Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill: 1
Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning (Amendment) Bill: 4

(f) Legislation extending to Scotland only: Nil