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My Lords, the Explanatory Memorandum for the 2012 order was prepared by the Home Office. It states that that SI “prescribes bilingual (English and Welsh) versions of ballot papers to be used in Wales at Police and Crime Commissioner elections on 15 November 2012.” It also states that the 2011 Act “provides for the establishment of a directly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for...
My Lords, I fully agree that the different treatment is justified because of the consequences of the early release of the offender. The offender must remain for the maximum sentence of 25 years as stated in the Bill.
[Inaudible]—the football club will not be able to repay the loan in view of the pandemic restrictions.
Entered the House of Lords on 5 June 2001
Party was Other until 8 Jul 2001; Crossbench until 20 Oct 2010
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