Clause 37 — Assistance for certain postal voters

Orders of the Day — Electoral Administration Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:17 pm on 11th January 2006.

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Amendments made: No. 57, in page 48, line 6, before 'in' insert 'at an election held'.

No. 58, in page 48, line 8, before 'in' insert 'at an election held'.

No. 59, in page 48, line 10, leave out

'(whether free of charge or otherwise)'.

No. 60, in page 48, line 19, at end insert—

'(4) In the case of a ballot paper issued to a person resident in the United Kingdom, the returning officer must ensure that the return of the ballot paper and postal voting statement or declaration of identity is free of charge to the voter.

(5) In any other case, regulations may provide that the returning officer must so ensure.'—[Ms Harman.]