Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — AV Referendum on Separate Day from Other Elections and Polls — 6 Dec 2010 at 17:38

Lord Shipley voted to reject 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 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[1]. 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."

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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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con119 (+1 tell) 361.8%
Crossbench26 1421.5%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 142 (+2 tell)61.0%
LDem61 (+1 tell) 075.6%
Other0 111.1%
UUP1 033.3%
Total:207 16152.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

NamePartyVote
Lord Hamilton of EpsomCon (front bench)aye
Lord Howard of RisingConaye
Viscount Trenchard Conaye
Lord Cobbold Crossbenchaye
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Eames Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Lord Hameed Crossbenchaye
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchaye
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchaye
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Pannick Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchaye
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchaye

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