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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 15 February 2011

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, As Amended


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the

 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

 


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Parliamentary

 

Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Programme) (No. 5) to be proposed by the

 

Deputy Prime Minister.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 27

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Edward Miliband

 

Sadiq Khan

 

Chris Bryant

 

(a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Line  4,  leave out ‘effects of the reduction’ and insert ‘likely effects of the

 

proposed reduction’.

 

Edward Miliband

 

Sadiq Khan

 

Chris Bryant

 

(b)

 

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Line  9,  leave out ‘1 June 2015 and no later than 30 November 2015’ and insert ‘1

 

March 2011 and no later than 1 November 2011.’.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 104

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Edward Miliband

 

Sadiq Khan

 

Chris Bryant

 

(a)

 

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Line  8,  leave out from ‘purpose’ to end of line 10 and insert ‘of a public inquiry

 

is to enable everyone with a view on the proposals of a Boundary Commission

 

to have the opportunity to be heard, to make objections and counter-proposals;

 

to see and understand all the objections and counter-proposals that have been

 

made by others; and to have these arguments heard in front of an independent

 

legally qualified Assistant Commissioner empowered to adjudicate between the

 

arguments and to make a final recommendation on proposed boundary

 

changes.’.

 


 


 

Lords Amendment No. 16

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 19

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 


 


 

Lords Amendment No. 17

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 20

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendments Nos. 17 and

 

20—

 

(a)

 

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Page  9,  line  25,  leave out ‘598’ and insert ‘596’.

 

(b)

 

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Page  10,  line  24,  at beginning insert—

 

‘(A1)    

There shall be two constituencies in the Isle of Wight.’.

 

(c)

 

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Page  11,  line  24,  leave out ‘accordingly the’ and insert ‘accordingly—

 

(a)    

the electorate of England shall be treated for the purposes of this rule as

 

reduced by the electorate of the constituencies mentioned in rule 6(A1);

 

(b)    

the’.

 

(d)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  11,  line  25,  leave out ‘those constituencies’ and insert ‘the constituencies

 

mentioned in rule 6(1)’.

 

(e)

 

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Page  12,  line  35,  leave out ‘the whole or’ and insert ‘any’.

 


 


 

Lords Amendment No. 1

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Dr William McCrea

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr James Clappison

 

To move the following consequential Amendment to the Bill:—

 

(a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  6,  line  2,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(A1)    

If the turnout in the referendum does not reach the threshold set out in section

 

1(1A) above, the Minister must make an order repealing the alternative vote

 

provisions.

 

(1)    

Subject to subsection (A1) above,’.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 8

 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

 

Order of the House [6 September 2010]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Voting System and

 

Constituencies Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

 

Proceedings in Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in five

 

days.

 

3.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to the

 

proceedings on the Bill in Committee of the whole House.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Any proceedings on consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be

 

completed in two days.

 

5.    

Any proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded)

 

be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.

 

6.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

7.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

8.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any messages from the Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Parliamentry voting system and constituencies bill

 

(programme) (no. 5)

 


 

The Deputy Prime Minister

 


 

  That the following provisions shall apply to the Parliamentary Voting System and


 
 

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Constituencies Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 6 September 2010

 

(Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Programme)):

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

1.    

Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not

 

previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion four hours after their

 

commencement at this day’s sitting.

 

2.    

The proceedings shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the

 

following Table and shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to

 

a conclusion at the times shown in the second column.

 

TABLE

 

Lords Amendments

Time for conclusion of proceedings

 
 

Nos. 2 to 7, 9 to 15, 18 and 21 to 104

One hour after the commencement of

 
  

proceedings on consideration of

 
  

Lords Amendments

 
 

Nos. 16 and 19

Two hours after the commencement

 
  

of the proceedings

 
 

Nos. 17 and 20

Three hours after the commencement

 
  

of the proceedings

 
 

Nos. 1 and 8

Four hours after the commencement

 
  

of the proceedings.

 
 

Subsequent stages

 

3.    

Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without

 

any Question being put.

 

4.    

The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not

 

previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their

 

commencement.

 


 
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