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Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 2, leave out lines 9 to 34 and insert--
    ("(a)  the member of the House of Commons who is Leader of the House;
    (b)  a member of the House proposed by the Leader of the Opposition;
    (c)  six Members of the House of Commons who are not Ministers of the Crown;
    (2)  The members of the Committee mentioned in subsection (2)(c) shall be appointed to membership of the Committee by the Speaker of the House of Commons.
 
    (3)  Schedule 2, which makes further provision in relation to the Speaker's Committee, shall have effect.")
 
     Leave out Clause 2 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 130, leave out lines 20 to 22 
     Page 130, line 40, leave out ("member of the Committee") and insert ("Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons") 
     Leave out Schedule 2 
  
Clause 114
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 82, line 42, at beginning insert ("Subject to subsection (1A),") 
     Page 82, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(1A)  In a referendum to which this Part applies, no expense may be incurred by or on behalf of any institution of the European Union during the referendum period.")
 
     Leave out Clause 114 
  
Clause 115
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Leave out Clause 115 
  
Schedule 14
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 185, line 23, leave out sub-paragraphs (2) to (5) and insert--
 
    ("(2)  The limit on the aggregate expenditure incurred during the referendum period by or on behalf of all permitted participants campaigning for an outcome in any referendum to which Part VII applies shall be £12 million.
 
    (3)  In sub-paragraph (2) above, "outcome" has the same meaning as in section 101.")
 
     Page 185, line 23, leave out sub-paragraphs (2) to (5) and insert--
 
    ("(2)  The Electoral Commission shall, in advance of any referendum to which Part VII applies, set a limit on the aggregate expenditure to be incurred during the referendum period by or on behalf of all permitted participants campaigning for an outcome in that referendum.
 
    (3)  In sub-paragraph (2) above, "outcome" has the same meaning as in section 101.")
 
     Leave out Schedule 14 
  
Schedule 15
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 189, line 33, at end insert (", or
    (c)  the donation would be made by or on behalf of any institution of the European Union")
 
  
Clause 122
 
  
BY THE LORD LAMONT OF LERWICK
 
     Page 87, line 34, at end insert ("; or
    (c)  any institution of the European Union")
 
  
Schedule 19
 
  
BY THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON
 
     Page 209, line 32, leave out ("(a) or") 
  
Clause 137
 
  
BY THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON
THE LORD EVANS OF PARKSIDE
[In substitution for the amendments to Clause 137 printed on sheet
HL Bill 118(e)
]
 
     Page 101, line 27, leave out ("registered party") and insert ("political party, wherever situated,") 
     Page 101, line 28, leave out ("EU") 
     Page 101, line 29, leave out ("EU") 
     Page 101, line 37, leave out ("registered") 
     Page 102, line 19, at end insert (",  but for the purposes of this paragraph--
    (a)  that Chapter shall apply to any political party as if it were a registered party, wherever it carries on, or proposes to carry on, its activities, and
    (b)  political expenditure" and "political organisation" have the meaning ascribed respectively by subsections (5) and (6) of section 347A of this Act, without the limitation in those subsections to "EU" expenditure and organisations")
 
     Page 102, leave out lines 20 to 49 
 
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