Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Committee (3rd Day) — 8 Dec 2010 at 18:22

Lord Burnett voted against a Gaelic version of the referendum question on changing the voting system for MPs to the "alternative vote" appearing on ballot papers in Scotland.

The majority of members of the House of Lords rejected a proposal for a Gaelic version of the referendum question on changing the voting system for MPs to the "alternative vote" to appear on ballot papers in Scotland.

The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill[1]. The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 31: Clause 1, page 2, line 4, at end insert-
  • "( ) In Scotland, a Gaelic version of the question is also to appear on the ballot papers."

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

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con117 (+1 tell) 057.6%
Ind Lab1 0100.0%
Lab0 124 (+2 tell)51.6%
LDem56 (+1 tell) 067.9%
Other0 125.0%
UUP2 066.7%
Crossbench18 813.6%
Total:194 13345.2%

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

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