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House of Commons


Tuesday 10 September 2013


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


European Union (Referendum) Bill


[Fifth Sitting]


Emma Reynolds


Withdrawn  83


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  7,  leave out ‘by order’ and insert ‘present further legislation


to Parliament to’.


Emma Reynolds


Not called  81


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  13,  after second ‘a’, insert ‘super-affirmative resolution’.


Emma Reynolds


Not called  80


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  at end insert—



Results for the referendum will be published according to European


parliamentary constituencies, except that Gibraltar’s results shall be published


separately from the rest of the South West.’.


Mr Barry Sheerman


Mr William Bain


Not called  91


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  at end insert—  



If the turn out for the vote is found to be less than 50 per cent of electors, the


referendum is to be considered invalid.’.


Mr Barry Sheerman


Mr William Bain


Not called  92


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  at end insert—  


‘If it appears to the Secretary of State that less than 40 per cent of the


persons entitled to vote in the referendum have voted “no” in reply to the


question posed in the referendum he shall lay before Parliament the draft


of an Order for the repeal of this Act.’.


Martin Horwood


Not called  99


Clause  3,  page  2,  line  14,  at end add—


Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 September 2013      



European Union (Referendum) Bill, continued



Polls shall be combined as set out in the Schedule [Combination of Polls].’.


Clause Agreed to.


[Adjourned until Wednesday at 8.55 am


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