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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 17 October 2018

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Overseas Electors Bill


 

[First Sitting]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 

Glyn Davies

 

That, if proceedings on the Overseas Electors Bill are not completed at this day’s

 

sitting, the Committee shall meet at 2.00 pm on Wednesdays on which the House sits.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Layla Moran

 

Christian Matheson

 

Negatived on division  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  14,  after “citizen,” insert “(iia) is aged 16 or over,”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 17 October 2018        

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Overseas Electors Bill, continued

 
 

Alex Norris

 

Withdrawn after debate  33

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  7,  at end insert “and

 

    

 

(c)    

the person satisfies at least one of the following conditions—

 

(i)    

he or she was included in a register of parliamentary electors at

 

some time in the past fifteen years;

 

(ii)    

he or she was resident in the United Kingdom at some point in

 

the last fifteen years;

 

(iii)    

he or she is a member of the United Kingdom armed forces;

 

(iv)    

he or she is employed in the service of the Crown;

 

(v)    

he or she is employed by the British Council;

 

(vi)    

he or she is employed by a United Kingdom public authority;

 

(vii)    

he or she is employed by a designated humanitarian agency;

 

(viii)    

he or she is the spouse or civil partner of a person mentioned in

 

sub-paragraphs (iii) to (vii) above and is residing outside the

 

United Kingdom to be with his or her spouse or civil partner.

 

(1A)    

The Minister for the Cabinet Office or the Secretary of State may by statutory

 

instrument define “United Kingdom public authority” and “designated

 

humanitarian agency” for the purposes of subsection (1)(c).

 

(1B)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (1A) is subject to

 

annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 

Alex Norris

 

Not moved  34

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  9,  leave out “in the past” and insert “since 1 January 2004”

 

Alex Norris

 

Not moved  35

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  17,  leave out “in the past” and insert “since 1 January 2004”

 

Christian Matheson

 

Question proposed  2

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  39,  at end insert ““resident” must be defined in regulations

 

made by the Minister for the Cabinet Office or the Secretary of State”

 

[Adjourned until Wednesday 24 October at 2.00 pm


 

 

Revised 17 October 2018