Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to vote in the referendum — 18 Oct 2010 at 20:45

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted to exclude citizens of Commonwealth countries or of the Republic of Ireland from voting in the referendum on the system for electing UK MPs.

The majority of MPs voted not to exclude citizens of Commonwealth countries or of the Republic of Ireland from voting in the referendum on the system for electing UK MPs.

The section of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill[1] to be amended (page 2, line 9)[2]originally read:

  • Those entitled to vote in the referendum are—
  • (a) the persons who, on the date of the referendum, would be entitled to vote as electors at a parliamentary election in any constituency, ...

The amendment proposed adding:

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con278 (+2 tell) 1091.8%
DUP6 20100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab11 181 (+2 tell)175.6%
LDem49 2191.2%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:344 194285.0%

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
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConaye
Jeffrey M DonaldsonLagan ValleyDUP (front bench)aye
Ian Paisley JnrNorth AntrimDUP (front bench)aye
Bob AinsworthCoventry North EastLab (minister)no
Margaret BeckettDerby SouthLab (minister)no
David BlunkettSheffield, Brightside and HillsboroughLabno
Paul GogginsWythenshawe and Sale EastLabno
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)no
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)no
Christopher LeslieNottingham EastLab (minister)no
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabno
Jim SheridanPaisley and Renfrewshire NorthLab (minister)no
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)no
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)no
Dave WattsSt Helens NorthLab (minister)both
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)aye
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)aye
Stephen WilliamsBristol WestLDem (front bench)both

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