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Amendments to the European Parliament (Representation) Bill

European Parliament (Representation) Bill


MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Amendment
No.

 

Clause 3

 

THE BARONESS RAWLINGS

1*Page 3, line 4, leave out "or anticipated change"
 

THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD RENNARD

2Page 3, line 10, leave out "three" and insert "the minimum number of"
3Page 3, line 11, at beginning insert "subject to paragraph (a),"
4Page 3, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  In subsection (4), "the minimum number" means the minimum number (not being less than three) needed to ensure proportionality in the election of MEPs for each electoral region, having regard to the current system of election in the region."
 

THE BARONESS RAWLINGS

5*Page 3, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  After the first issuing of a notice by the Lord Chancellor under subsection (1) after the coming into force of this Act, no further notice may be issued until the Lord Chancellor has invited the Electoral Commission to carry out a full review of the method of election of MEPs, including specifically the issue of whether it is the most effective means of allowing electors to choose the individual candidate or candidates of their choice from among all those standing for election, and the report of the Commission has been laid before both Houses of Parliament."
 

Clause 9

 

THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD RENNARD

6Page 5, line 34, at end insert—
"(   )  The name of the combined region shall be the name of the existing electoral region followed by the words "and Gibraltar"."
 

Clause 17

 

THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD RENNARD

7Page 9, line 34, leave out "includes anything" and insert "is provision"
8Page 9, line 38, leave out from "of" to "make" in line 39 and insert "subsection (2))"
 

Clause 21

 

THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD RENNARD

9Page 11, line 19, leave out from "for" to "any" in line 20

 
 
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26 March 2003