Amendments 157 to 160

Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day) – in the House of Lords at 6:15 pm on 28 March 2022.

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Earl Howe:

Moved by Earl Howe

157: Schedule 8, page 151, line 5, leave out “or Northern Ireland”Member’s explanatory statementThe reference in paragraph 12(4)(b) of Schedule 8 to a member of a local authority in Northern Ireland is unnecessary in view of how the qualification requirements in section 3(1) of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 operate.

158: Schedule 8, page 151, line 14, after “authority” insert “in England”Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanatory statement for the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 151, line 5.

159: Schedule 8, page 151, line 15, leave out “in relation to England, a county council” and insert “a county council in England”Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanatory statement for the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 151, line 5.

160: Schedule 8, page 151, line 18, leave out paragraph (b)Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanatory statement for the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 151, line 5.

Amendments 157 to 160 agreed.

Schedule 8, as amended, agreed.

Clause 28: Disqualification orders