Political Parties and Elections Bill: third reading

10 July 2009

Members of the Lords considered the Political Parties and Elections Bill during third reading - the final chance to change the Bill - on 9 July.

Amendments (proposals for change) discussed included clauses (parts) 5, 9 and 38 which covered declaring sources of donation and other issues.

The Lords amendments to the Bill are scheduled to be considered by the House of Commons on 13 July.

The Bill makes some amendments to the regulation of party funding and election expenditure set out in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.

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