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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, perhaps I may say how thrilled I am that I have thrilled the noble Earl. I have to agree with him that this is a matter that needed considerable discussion-I will go that far with him-but I do not want anyone to be under any misunderstanding: the Government party is committed to a referendum on alternative voting.