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Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

183

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

“(7)    

In the case of a parliamentary election, subsection (6) above applies

 

whether or not a statement has been made under rule 6(5) of Schedule

 

1 to this Act requiring the candidate’s home address not to be made

 

public.”’.

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Miss Julie Kirkbride

 

Mr Terry Rooney

 

Paul Flynn

 

Andrew Mackinlay

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Gerald Howarth

 

Jo Swinson

 

142

 

Page  44,  line  24  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

‘   (1)  

Schedule 1 (parliamentary elections rules) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In rule 6 (nomination of candidates), in paragraph (2)(a) after “names,” there

 

is inserted “and”.

 

      (3)  

In rule 14A (correction of minor errors)—

 

(a)    

in paragraph (1), after “nomination paper” there is inserted “or home

 

address form”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (2), after sub-paragraph (b) there is inserted—

 

“(c)    

in the home address form, errors as to the

 

information mentioned in rule 6(5)(b).”

 

      (4)  

In the Appendix of forms, in the Form of nomination paper, in the first table

 

following the words “candidate at the said election”, the final column (home

 

address) is omitted.”’.

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Miss Julie Kirkbride

 

Mr Terry Rooney

 

Paul Flynn

 

Andrew Mackinlay

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Mr Gerald Howarth

 

Jo Swinson

 

143

 

Page  47,  line  14  [Schedule  5],  at end insert—

  

‘In Schedule 1—

 
  

(a)    

in rule 6, sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (2);

 
  

(b)    

in the Appendix of forms, in the Form of

 
  

nomination paper, in the first table following

 
  

the words “candidate at the said election”,

 
  

the final column.’.

 
 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

184

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

other new clauses relating to elections

 

Scottish Parliament elections

 

Pete Wishart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Stewart Hosie

 

NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Scotland Act 1998 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 12 (power to make provision about elections), in subsection (1), for

 

“Secretary of State” there is substituted “Scottish Ministers”.

 

(3)    

In Schedule 7 (procedure for subordinate legislation)—

 

(a)    

in the right-hand column of the entry “Section 12(1)”, for the words

 

“Type C” there is substituted “Type L”;

 

(b)    

At the end of paragraph 2 there is inserted.

 

    

Type L: The Scottish Ministers shall not make the legislation

 

unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and

 

approved by a resolution of the Parliament.”.

 


 

Absent voting

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

NC24

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Section 12 of and Schedule 4 to the Representation of the People Act 2000 (c. 2)

 

are repealed.’.

 


 

Personal details on the register of electors

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

NC25

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 9 of the 1983 Act (c. 2) (register of electors), at end of 2(c) there is

 

inserted “date of birth, national insurance number or a statement that he does not

 

have one, and the person’s signature or other identifying mark or other material

 

as the registration officer may direct.”.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

185

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

Absent voting: personal identifiers

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

NC26

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 14 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 (c. 22) (absent voters:

 

personal identifiers) at the end of subsection (1)(a) there is inserted “national

 

insurance number or a statement that he does not have one or such other

 

identifying information as the registration officer may direct and”.’.

 


 

remaining proceedings

 

Review of Act

 

Mr Fabian Hamilton

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall appoint a committee to conduct a review of this Act.

 

(2)    

He must seek to secure that at any time there are not fewer than seven members

 

of the committee.

 

(3)    

A person may be a member of the committee only if he is a member of the Privy

 

Council.

 

(4)    

The committee shall complete the review and send a report to the Secretary of

 

State no later than the end of two years beginning with the day on which this Act

 

is passed.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report before Parliament as soon as

 

is reasonably practicable.

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State may make payments to persons appointed as members of

 

the committee.’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

120

 

Page  14,  line  31  [Clause  23],  leave out subsection (3).

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

39

 

Page  14,  line  39  [Clause  23],  leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

 

‘(c)    

section 12,’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

186

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

40

 

Page  44,  line  24  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

‘3A      

In section 76A (power to vary provisions about election expenses), after

 

paragraph (d) of subsection (2) there is inserted—

 

“(e)    

section 76ZA(2) above.”’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

41

 

Page  44,  line  24  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

‘3B      

In section 90ZA (meaning of “election expenses”), for subsection (5) there is

 

substituted—

 

“(5)    

A reference in this Part of this Act to a candidate at an election, in

 

relation to election expenses, includes (where the context allows) a

 

reference to a person who becomes a candidate at the election after the

 

expenses are incurred.”’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

29

 

Page  45,  line  39  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 149 (inspection of Commission’s registers etc), in subsection (1),

 

after paragraph (d) there is inserted—

 

“(e)    

paragraph 19 of Schedule 7”.’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

42

 

Page  47,  line  12  [Schedule  5],  at end insert—

  

‘In section 76A(2), the word “or” at the end of

 
  

paragraph (c).’.

 
 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

43

 

Page  47  [Schedule  5],  leave out lines 13 and 14.

 

Mr Douglas Hogg

 

144

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  47,  line  14  [Schedule  5],  at end insert—

 

‘Representation of the People Act

Section 12 and Schedule 4.’.

 
 

2000 (c. 2)

  

 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

187

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

30

 

Page  47,  line  18  [Schedule  5],  at end insert—

  

‘In section 149(1), the word “or” at the end of

 
  

paragraph (c).’.

 
 

 

Order of the House [20 OCTOBER 2008] as amended

 

by order of 27 october

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Political Parties and Elections Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 20 November 2008.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

order of the House [9 February 2009]

 

 

That the Order of 20 October 2008 (Political Parties and Elections Bill (Programme))

 

be varied as follows—

 

       1. Paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order shall be omitted.

 

       2. Proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be concluded in two

 

days.

 

       3. Proceedings on consideration shall be taken on each of those days as shown

 

in the following Table and in the order so shown.

 

       4. Each part of the proceedings, shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the time specified in relation to it in the second

 

column of the Table.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 February 2009                  

188

 

Political Parties and Elections Bill, continued

 
 

First day

 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

New Clauses and amendments relating to

Three hours after the commencement of

 
 

Clauses 1 to 3 and Schedules 1 and 2;

proceedings on the Motion for this Order,

 
 

new Clauses and amendments relating to

or 8.30 pm, whichever is the earlier.

 
 

compliance officers for holders of

  
 

elective office.

  
 

New Clauses and amendments relating to

The moment of interruption.

 
 

Clauses 4 to 7; new Clauses and

  
 

amendments relating to Clauses 10 to 12.

  
 

Second day

 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

New Clauses and amendments relating to

Three hours before the moment of

 
 

thresholds in relation to political

interruption.

 
 

donations and loans; new Clauses, new

  
 

Schedules and amendments relating to

  
 

political donations by unincorporated

  
 

associations; new Clauses and

  
 

amendments relating to Clauses 8 and 9

  
 

and Schedule 3; other new Clauses

  
 

relating to political donations and

  
 

spending.

  
 

New Clauses and amendments relating to

One hour before the moment of

 
 

schemes for the transfer of data to

interruption.

 
 

registration officers; new Clauses and

  
 

amendments relating to Clauses 13 to 17;

  
 

other new Clauses relating to elections;

  
 

remaining proceedings on consideration.

  
 

       5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.

 


 
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