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Clause 8 — Declaration as to source of donation

Political Parties and Elections Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:10 pm on 2nd March 2009.

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Amendments made: 94, page 6, line 2, leave out '£5,000' and insert '£7,500'.

Amendment 95, page 6, line3, leave out '£1,000' and insert '£1,500'.

Amendment 96, page 6, line 7, leave out '£5,000' and insert '£7,500'.

Amendment 97, page 6, line 18, leave out '£5,000' and insert '£7,500'.

Amendment 98, page 6, line 35, leave out '£1,000' and insert '£1,500'.

Amendment 99, page 6, line 35, leave out '£5,000' and insert '£7,500'.— (Mark Tami.)

Amendment proposed: 121, page 6, line 38, at end insert—

'(6A) A person does not commit an offence if, in the reasonable opinion of the Commission, the person had no intention of making, or by innocent mistake made, a false declaration under this section'.— (Mr. Djanogly.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided: Ayes 165, Noes 358.

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Question accordingly negatived.