Rewarding Democracy Commission — 29 Nov 2000

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a Commission, to be called the Rewarding Democracy Commission, to inquire into the reasons why those entitled to vote in elections either fail to register as an elector or decline to vote when registered and to produce recommendations for rewarding those who vote in parliamentary and other elections.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business: --

The House divided: Ayes 79, Noes 143.

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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
Con102 (+2 tell) 0065.0%
Ind1 0050.0%
Lab5 75 (+2 tell)019.7%
LDem27 3063.8%
PC1 1050.0%
SNP2 0033.3%
UKUP1 00100.0%
UUP4 0044.4%
Total:143 79035.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Nigel BeardBexleyheath and CrayfordLabno
Ms Rachel SquireDunfermline WestLabno
Dr Norman GodmanGreenock and InverclydeLabno
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Mr David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Dr Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDemaye
Mr Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye
Mrs Jackie BallardTauntonLDemaye

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