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Volume 479: debated on Thursday 17 July 2008

Political Parties and Elections

Mr. Secretary Straw, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Hazel Blears, Edward Miliband and Bridget Prentice, presented a Bill to make provision in connection with the Electoral Commission; and to make provision about political donations and expenditure and about elections: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Monday 21 July, and to be printed. Explanatory notes to be printed [Bill 141].