Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — AV Referendum on Separate Day from Other Elections and Polls — 6 Dec 2010 at 17:38
The majority of members of the House of Lords rejected a proposal for the referendum on electing MPs via the "alternative vote" system ought be held on a separate day from any other polls or elections.
The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. The amendment rejected in this vote was:
Amendment 15: Clause 1, page 1, line 6, at end insert-
- "( ) The date of the referendum shall not coincide with any poll or polls for any parliamentary assembly or regularly held local government elections."
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||119 (+1 tell)||3||61.8%|
|Lab||0||142 (+2 tell)||61.0%|
|LDem||61 (+1 tell)||0||75.6%|
|Lord Hamilton of Epsom||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Howard of Rising||Con||aye|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Eames||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Palmer||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Pannick||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Richardson of Calow||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Rowe-Beddoe||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|