Second Reading

Part of Parliamentary Standards Bill – in the House of Lords at 8:30 pm on 8th July 2009.

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Photo of Lord Goodlad Lord Goodlad Conservative 8:30 pm, 8th July 2009

My Lords, the Leader of the House said that I had said that the Bill would be counterproductive in its purpose of reassuring public opinion about Parliament. I think that what I said on behalf of the Select Committee was that it would be counterproductive in terms of influencing public opinion if it were given inadequate time for consideration.