Amendments 179 and 180

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

179: Clause 38, page 48, line 1, after “office” insert “or a relevant Scottish elective office”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that the definition of “candidate” continues to include a candidate at an election for the office of member of the Scottish Parliament or member of a Scottish local authority.

180: Clause 38, page 48, line 5, after “office” insert “or a relevant Scottish elective office”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that the definition of “future candidate” continues to include a future candidate at an election for the office of member of the Scottish Parliament or member of a Scottish local authority.

Amendments 179 and 180 agreed.

Clause 38, as amended, agreed.

Clause 39: Requirement to include information with electronic material