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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

Yes, including the question. I notice that in the Scottish Government's consultation paper, which was then spun as involving the Electoral Commission, it was invited in as a kind of veneer of respectability. The Electoral Commission has to be the regulator. Is that use of "oversight" by my noble and learned friend weasel wording or does it mean what we all want it to mean?