HL Deb 12 May 1896 vol 40 cc1125-6

in moving the Second Reading of this Bill, said that under the existing law, persons reported by an Election Court or Election Commissioners to have been guilty of any-corrupt or illegal practice at a municipal or other local election should be subject to the same incapacity as if they had been convicted of the offence; and the Bill proposed to give such persons the same appeal as was given in Parliamentary elections from Election Commissioners who were not Judges.

Read 2a (according to Order); and committed to a Committee of the Whole House.