HC Deb 23 January 1931 vol 247 cc509-10

"to amend the Law relating to parliamentary elections and electors by requiring such elections to be on the principle of the alternative vote, and in that connection making provision with respect to the division of two-member constituencies, abolishing university constituencies and the business premises qualification for registration, enabling the holding of the poll to be postponed in those portions of a constituency which are separated from the mainland, regulating the use of vehicles at elections, and reducing the maximum scale of election expenses; and for other purposes consequential on the matters aforesaid," presented by Mr. Clynes; supported by Mr. Arthur Henderson, Mr. William Adamson, the Attorney-General, the Lord Advocate, Mr. Short, and Mr. Johnston; to be read a Second time upon Tuesday next, and to be printed.[Bill 85.]