Amendments 173 to 176

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

173: Clause 35, page 46, line 24, leave out paragraph (b)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes member of the Scottish Parliament from the definition of “relevant elective office” for Part 5.

174: Clause 35, page 46, line 27, after “authority” insert “in England, Wales or Northern Ireland”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment, and the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 47, line 1, remove member of a Scottish local authority from the definition of “relevant elective office” for Part 5.

175: Clause 35, page 46, line 35, at end insert—““relevant Scottish elective office” means the office of—(a) member of the Scottish Parliament, or(b) member of a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment inserts a definition of “relevant Scottish elective office” for Part 5.

176: Clause 35, page 47, line 1, leave out paragraph (b)Member’s explanatory statementSee the explanatory amendment for the amendment in Lord True’s name at page 46, line 27.

Amendments 173 to 176 agreed.

Clause 35, as amended, agreed.

Clause 36 agreed.

Schedule 10: Disqualification orders: minor and consequential amendments