Queen's recommendation signified.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (
That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, it is expedient to authorise-
(1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-
(a) any expenditure incurred under the Act by a Minister of the Crown, and
(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided, and
(2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of-
(a) the charges payable to Regional Counting Officers and counting officers in connection with the referendum on the voting system for parliamentary elections,
(b) sums payable in respect of increases in superannuation contributions required to be paid by local authorities in consequence of fees paid as part of those charges, and
(c) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of that Fund, and
(3) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.-( Jeremy Wright.)
The House divided: Ayes 319, Noes 91.