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Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill [HL]


Clause 1


Page 1, line 5, leave out “A” and insert “An indicative”

Page 1, line 6, leave out “on 5 May” and insert “before 31 October”

Page 1, line 6, leave out “5 May” and insert “30 June”

Page 1, line 6, leave out “5 May” and insert “15 September”

Page 1, line 7, at end insert “in two parts”

Page 1, line 7, at end insert—

“The first part is—”

Page 1, leave out lines 10 and 11 and insert—

“Do you wish to change the voting system?”

Page 1, line 11, at end insert—

“The second part is—

If a majority vote for a change in the voting system, which of these alternatives would you prefer—

(a) Additional Member System (AMS);

(b) Alternative Vote (AV);

(c) Single Transferable Vote (STV)?”

Page 1, line 12, leave out subsection (4) and insert—

“(4) In Wales, a Welsh version of the question is also to appear on the ballot papers.

(4A) The voting for part two of the question will enable the voter to express a preference.”

Clause 2


Page 2, line 10, leave out paragraph (b)

Page 2, line 23, at end insert—

“( ) This section shall not come into force until the disqualification of peers from voting as electors at parliamentary elections has been removed.”