HC Deb 11 December 1968 vol 775 c439

After the passing of this Act the election of councillors of London boroughs and of the Greater London Council shall be conducted in accordance with the principle of proportional representation, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Representation of the People Act 1949, the provisions of the Schedule (Proportional Representation) to this Act shall have effect with respect to the marking of ballot papers and the counting of votes.—[Mr. Lubbock.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Mr. Eric Lubbock (Orpington)

I beg to move, That the Clause be read a Second Time.

The Deputy Chairman (Mr. Harry Gourlay)

We shall discuss, at the same time, Amendment No. 45, also standing in the name of the hon. Member for Orpington (Mr. Lubbock), the new Schedule: