Question accordingly negatived.
Amendment proposed: 4, page 1, line 6, leave out 'must be held on
'(None) 'shall be held on a date specified in an order made by the Minister, provided that such date-
(a) shall not coincide with any poll or polls held for any parliamentary assembly or regularly held local government election; and
(b) shall be at least six months after the commencement of the referendum period (as specified in Schedule 1).'.- (Mr Jenkin.)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The Committee divided: Ayes 264, Noes 326.