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Scotland Bill — Committee (5th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:45 pm on 21st March 2012.

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Photo of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Conservative 9:45 pm, 21st March 2012

While my noble and learned friend has a drink, is this phrase of allowing the Electoral Commission to have "oversight" not weasel wording? Surely the Electoral Commission should be responsible for the overall conduct of the referendum campaign.