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Monday 12th November 2001


CONSIDERATION OF BILL

SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION (ELECTION CANDIDATES) BILL, AS AMENDED


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Mark Hoban

4

Page     1,     line     15     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   This section applies to arrangements made by a registered political party which, in respect of elections for a single representative for a geographical area, confer preference on a female candidate who possesses equivalent or substantially equivalent merits to a male candidate but only if such candidatures are the subject of an assessment that takes account of the specific personal situations of the candidates, including their relationship with that specific geographical area.'.


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Mark Hoban

1

Page     2,     line     4     [Clause     1],     at end insert—

    '(f)   elections to the House of Lords.'

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Mark Hoban

3

Page     2,     line     23     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   This Article applies to arrangements made by a registered political party which, in respect of elections for a single representative for a geographical area, confer preference on a female candidate who possesses equivalent or substantially equivalent merits to a male candidate but only if such candidatures are the subject of an assessment that takes account of the specific personal situations of the candidates, including their relationship with that specific geographical area.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Mark Hoban

2

Page     2,     line     29     [Clause     2],     at end insert—

    '(e)   elections to the House of Lords.'


 
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