House of Lords Bill — Exclusion of hereditary peers from voting — rejected — 15 Feb 1999

Mr Paddy Ashdown MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).

The majority No voters rejected an amendment[1] to the House of Lords Bill. The amendment sought to allow hereditary peers to remain in the House of Lords but they would not be allowed to vote in the Lords. However, it was defeated.

The main intention of the House of Lords Bill was to abolish the hereditary peers who sit within the Lords.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 131 (+2 tell)082.1%
Lab301 (+2 tell) 0072.7%
LDem29 0063.0%
PC1 0025.0%
SNP1 0016.7%
Total:332 131073.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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