Amendment 169

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

169: Clause 32, page 45, line 37, after “office” insert “or a relevant Scottish elective office”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that “relevant election”, in clause 32, continues to include an election for 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”.

Amendment 169 agreed.

Clause 32, as amended, agreed.

Clause 33: Election etc of a person to the House of Commons who is subject to a disqualification order

Amendment 170 not moved.

Clause 33 agreed.

Amendment 171 not moved.

Clause 34: Power to amend Schedule 9

Amendment 172 not moved.

Clause 34 agreed.

Clause 35: Interpretation of Part