HC Deb 13 March 2001 vol 364 c993

Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [28 February.]

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mr. Mike O'Brien)

I beg to move,

That the Motions in the name of Mr. Secretary Straw relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if they related to instruments subject to the provisions of Standing Order No. 118 (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation) in respect of which notice has been given that the instruments be approved. Under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, we are required to set the remuneration of the electoral commissioners. The motion will do that.

Question put and agreed to.