Amendment 189

Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day) – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 28th March 2022.

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Earl Howe:

Moved by Earl Howe

189: Clause 42, page 51, line 14, at end insert—“(4) The third condition is that neither the promoter of the material, nor the person on behalf of whom the material is published, has paid for the material to be published as an advertisement.(5) Subsections (4) to (6) of section 40 apply in relation to subsection (4) as they apply in relation to subsection (3) of that section.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment provides that clause 42 does not apply in relation to electronic material where the promoter of the material or the person on behalf of whom the material is published has paid for the material to be published as an advertisement.

Amendment 189 agreed.

Clause 42, as amended, agreed.

Clauses 43 and 44 agreed.

Clause 45: Exceptions to section 39