Prompt to register as an overseas elector

Part of Overseas Electors Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:54 am on 22nd March 2019.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley 9:54 am, 22nd March 2019

The new clause does not exclude that category of people, and the same principle applies. My hon. Friend seems to suggest that perhaps the new clause does not go far enough, and I am happy to take that criticism on board. Others say that we should not include it at all—I think I now have the full gamut of opinion in the House. Some say it is a bad new clause, some say it is good, and some say that it does not go far enough.