Schedule 4 — Minor and consequential amendments

Part of Political Parties and Elections Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 2nd March 2009.

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Amendment proposed: 140, in page 44, line 24, at end insert—

' In section 65A (false statements in nomination papers etc), in subsection (1), after paragraph (a) there is inserted—

"(aa) (where the election is a parliamentary election) a statement under rule 6(5)(b) of Schedule 1 to this Act which he knows to be false in any particular; or".'.— (Dr. Julian Lewis.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided: Ayes 223, Noes 158.

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