Committee (4th Day)

Part of Scotland Bill – in the House of Lords at 4:15 pm on 15th March 2012.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Conservative 4:15 pm, 15th March 2012

I must take the noble Lord's word for it because he moves in those circles and I do not.

I return to the amendment. We have had a good debate, but I have to say to my noble friend that I will table it again and we will come back to it at a later stage of the Bill. I hope that he will consider this issue because I think that there is some feeling about it in the House. Indeed, he himself has acknowledged that it is not fair, but administratively convenient. I beg leave to withdraw the amendment.

Amendment 54B withdrawn.

Amendments 54BA and 54BB not moved.

Amendment 54C

Moved by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

54C: Clause 30, page 23, leave out lines 18 to 21