Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Schedule 1 — Role of Electoral Commission in Referendum — 18 Oct 2010 at 18:30

Owen Smith MP, Pontypridd voted to make the Electoral Commission's work to promote public awareness of the referendum subject to the agreement of the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission.

The majority of MPs voted against making the Electoral Commission's work to promote public awareness of the referendum subject to the agreement of the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission.

Labour MP Chris Bryant moved the amendment to the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill[1] which was voted on. His amendment proposed taking the part of the bill[2] (page 17, line 5) which stated:

  • "The Electoral Commission must take whatever steps they think appropriate to promote public awareness about the referendum and how to vote in it."

and would have added the following to the end:

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con270 (+1 tell) 2089.2%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 224 (+2 tell)087.6%
LDem50 (+1 tell) 0089.5%
PC1 0033.3%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP5 0083.3%
Total:328 234088.0%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterConaye
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexConaye

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