Amendments 166 and 167

Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day) – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 28 March 2022.

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Earl Howe:

Moved by Earl Howe

166: Clause 31, page 44, line 2, after “office” insert “or a relevant Scottish elective office”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that references in clause 31 to the holder of a relevant elective office continue to include the holder of the office of member of the Scottish Parliament or member of a Scottish local authority, notwithstanding the amendments in Lord True’s name to clause 35 which narrow the general definition of “relevant elective office”.

167: Clause 31, page 44, line 4, after “office” insert “or a relevant Scottish elective office”Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanatory statement relating to the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 44, line 2.

Amendments 166 and 167 agreed.

Clause 31, as amended, agreed.

Clause 32: Campaigners

Amendment 168 not moved.