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Notices of Amendments: 28 October 2010                  

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(c)    

the number of electors casting a vote in favour of the answer “Yes” is

 

equal to or greater than 25 per cent. of those entitled to cast such a vote.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

8

 

Page  6,  line  12  [Clause  8],  after ‘“No”,’, insert ‘or if the number of electors casting

 

a vote in the referendum is less than 40 per cent. of those entitled to cast such a vote,’.

 

Mrs Eleanor Laing

 

Mr David Davis

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

198

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  6,  line  12  [Clause  8],  after ‘ “No” ’, insert ‘or if the number of electors casting

 

a vote in favour of the answer “Yes” is fewer than 25 per cent. of those entitled to cast

 

such a vote’.

 


 

Edward Miliband

 

Sadiq Khan

 

Chris Bryant

 

17

 

Page  14,  line  29  [Clause  18],  at end insert ‘with the exception of Part 2, which will

 

not come into force until after the referendum on the determination of powers devolved

 

to the National Assembly for Wales under the terms of the Government of Wales Act

 

2006.’.

 


 

Alun Michael

 

211

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  17,  line  24  [Schedule  1],  at end insert ‘including ensuring that adequate

 

provision is made for disabled voters’.

 

Alun Michael

 

212

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  17,  line  26  [Schedule  1],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

directions requiring them to address any complaints from voters

 

arising from the administration of the referendum.’.

 

Alun Michael

 

213

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  17,  line  31  [Schedule  1],  at end insert ‘including ensuring that adequate

 

provision is made for disabled voters’.

 



 
 

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Alun Michael

 

214

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  28,  line  37  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the accessibility of polling stations for disabled voters.’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

22

 

Page  30,  line  41  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

23

 

Page  31,  line  8  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 

Alun Michael

 

215

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  31,  line  31  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

 

  ‘(4A)  

Where a polling place may be considered inaccessible to disabled voters,

 

following the review undertaken under section 16 of the Electoral

 

Administration Act 2006, the counting officer must provide an alternative

 

polling place that is accessible to disabled voters.

 

    (4B)  

If no public rooms as specified under paragraph 9(1) are considered accessible

 

to disabled voters the counting officer must hire for this purpose a privately

 

owned room that is considered accessible to disabled voters.’.

 


 

Alun Michael

 

216

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  32,  line  6  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

 

    ‘(8)  

The counting officer must notify the electorate of any polling stations that may

 

not be accessible to disabled voters and provide details of alternative voting

 

options.’.

 


 

Alun Michael

 

217

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  33,  line  17  [Schedule  2],  at end insert ‘including information regarding the

 

accessibility for disabled voters of the allocated polling place.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 28 October 2010                  

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The Deputy Prime Minister

 

24

 

Page  36,  line  29  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

25

 

Page  48,  line  15  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘and Wales or Scotland’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

26

 

Page  48,  line  17  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

27

 

Page  48,  line  21  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

28

 

Page  48,  line  26  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

29

 

Page  53,  line  42  [Schedule  2],  leave out ‘regulations’ and insert ‘postal voting

 

provisions’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

30

 

Page  56,  line  38  [Schedule  2],  at end insert—

 

‘“the relevant postal voting provisions”—

 

(c)    

in relation to England, means Part 5 of the Representation of the

 

People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/341)

 

as applied by Schedule 4 to this Act;

 

(d)    

in relation to Wales, means Schedule 3 to the National Assembly

 

for Wales (Representation of the People) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/

 

236) as applied by Part 2 of Schedule 6 to this Act;

 

(e)    

in relation to Scotland, means Schedule 4 to the Scottish

 

Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010 as applied by Part 2 of

 

Schedule 7 to this Act;


 
 

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(f)    

in relation to Northern Ireland, means Part 5 of the

 

Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations

 

2008 (S.I. 2008/1741) as applied by Schedule 4 to this Act.’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

31

 

Page  104,  line  15  [Schedule  4],  after ‘Wales’ insert ‘or Scotland’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

32

 

Page  105,  line  30  [Schedule  4],  after ‘referendum’ insert ‘(subject to sub-

 

paragraphs (3A) and (3B))’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

33

 

Page  106,  line  5  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

 

  ‘(3A)  

Part 5 of the England and Wales Regulations does not apply for the purposes

 

of the referendum in so far as it is taken together with the poll for the Welsh

 

Assembly general election under section 4(2).

 

    (3B)  

Part 5 of the Scotland Regulations does not apply for the purposes of the

 

referendum in so far as it is taken together with the poll for the Scottish

 

parliamentary election under section 4(3).’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

34

 

Page  115,  line  18  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

35

 

Page  115,  line  22  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

36

 

Page  115  [Schedule  4],  leave out lines 25 to 30.

 



 
 

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The Deputy Prime Minister

 

37

 

Page  117,  line  7  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

38

 

Page  117,  line  27  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

39

 

Page  117,  line  30  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

40

 

Page  117,  line  34  [Schedule  4],  leave out ‘In the England and Wales Regulations,’.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

41

 

Page  118  [Schedule  4],  leave out lines 2 to 25.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

42

 

Page  130,  line  28  [Schedule  4],  before ‘For’ insert—

  

‘For “a parliamentary election” substitute “the

 
  

referendum”.’.

 
 



 
 

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The Deputy Prime Minister

 

43

 

Page  132,  line  7  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—

  

‘After paragraph (4) insert—

 
  

“(5)    

Where an envelope opened in accordance with

 
  

paragraph (1) contains a declaration of identity

 
  

(whether separate or not), the counting officer

 
  

must place a mark in the marked copy of the

 
  

postal voters list or the proxy postal voters list in

 
  

a place corresponding to the number of the

 
  

elector to denote that a postal vote has been

 
  

returned.

 
  

(6)    

A mark made under paragraph (5) must be

 
  

distinguishable from and must not obscure the

 
  

mark made under regulation 76.

 
  

(7)    

As soon as practicable after the last covering

 
  

envelope has been opened, the counting officer

 
  

must make up into a packet the copy of the postal

 
  

voters list and the proxy postal voters list that has

 
  

been marked in accordance with paragraph (5)

 
  

and must seal the packet.”’.

 
 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

180

 

Page  276  [Schedule  9],  leave out lines 12 to 16.

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

181

 

Page  289  [Schedule  10],  leave out lines 29 and 30 and insert—

 

‘(a)    

there are—

 

(i)    

two or more candidates with fewer votes than the others but

 

an equal number to each other, or

 

(ii)    

three or more candidates, or remaining candidates, all with the

 

same number of votes,

 

    

and’.

 


 
 

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Order of the House [6 September 2010]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Voting System and

 

Constituencies Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

 

Proceedings in Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in five

 

days.

 

3.    

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

 

proceedings on the Bill in Committee of the whole House.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be

 

completed in two days.

 

5.    

Any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded)

 

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

 

6.    

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

 

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

 

7.    

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

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

8.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any messages from the Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Parliamentary voting system and constituencies bill

 

(programme) (no. 4)

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Voting System and

 

Constituencies Bill, in place of paragraph 5 of the Order of 6 September 2010:

 

        1. Proceedings on consideration shall be taken in the order shown in the first

 

column of the following table.

 

        2. The proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at the times specified in the second column of the Table.

 

Proceedings

Time for conclusion of

 
  

proceedings

 
 

Amendments relating to Clause 11.

7.30 pm on the first day.

 
 

Amendments relating to Clauses 12 and 13;

The moment of interruption

 
 

Amendments relating to Clause 10; new Clauses

on the first day.

 
 

and new Schedules relating to Part 2.

  
 

Amendments relating to Clause 4; Amendments

8.00 pm on the second day.

 
 

relating to Schedules 5 to 8; Amendments relating

  
 

to Clause 8; remaining proceedings on

  
 

consideration.

  

 
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