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Part of Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill – in the House of Lords at 12:45 am on 7th April 2010.

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Photo of Lord Bach Lord Bach Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice 12:45 am, 7th April 2010

My Lords, I hear clearly what the noble Lord, Lord Tyler, says. We understand and share his disappointment. We are committed to a referendum on AV-watch this space-but we are also committed to trying to get an important Bill through Parliament and, being realistic, this is the way to do it.