Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — New Clause 20 — Combination of polls — 25 Oct 2010 at 19:15

Edward Balls MP, Morley and Outwood did not vote.

The majority of MPs agreed to allow the referendum on the system for electing MPs to be combined with other elections and referendums being held on the same day.

Mark Harper MP had explained during a the debate prior to a previous division that the purpose of proposing New Clause 20[1] to the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill[2] and its associated schedules, was:

  • ... to provide that the referendum on the voting system can be combined with the eight different elections or local referendums across the UK that could take place on 5 May 2011.

The vote was technically on if the Clause ought to be added to the Bill. This vote was the last in a series on the provision which had included a vote on if the Clause ought be read a second time[3], and two votes on proposed amendments seeking to ensure separate polls in England[4] and in Northern Ireland[5].

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con267 (+1 tell) 0087.6%
DUP7 0087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 206 (+2 tell)080.6%
LDem51 (+1 tell) 0091.2%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:327 214084.8%

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
no rebellions

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