Committee (11th Day)

Part of Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – in the House of Lords at 4:00 pm on 19th January 2011.

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Photo of Lord Bach Lord Bach Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) 4:00 pm, 19th January 2011

We believe that it certainly does have implications for that, and I have already mentioned individual registration. One of the Government's responses to this line of criticism is that bringing forward individual registration will somehow mitigate it. Our concern is that it will make it worse, certainly in the short term. What disturbs me more is that my noble friend does not remember that I was the Minister responsible for the legislation to which he referred.