Committee (11th Day) (Continued)

Part of Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – in the House of Lords at 8:41 pm on 19th January 2011.

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Clause 11 : Number and distribution of seats

Amendment 66ZA

Moved by Lord Lipsey

66ZA: Clause 11, page 9, line 23, at end insert-

"( ) For the purposes of rule 2(1) the electorate shall be defined as the registered electorate, adjusted by the Electoral Commission's best estimate of the unregistered electorate.

( ) In making that estimate, the Electoral Commission shall take account of the known socio-economic profile of that constituency."