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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach 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
Con120 (+1 tell) 360.5%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab0 144 (+2 tell)59.8%
LDem61 (+1 tell) 073.8%
Other0 125.0%
UUP1 033.3%
Crossbench26 1521.5%
Total:208 16451.4%

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 EpsomConaye
Lord Howard of RisingConaye
Viscount Trenchard Conaye

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