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

Lord Prescott was absent

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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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
Con117 (+1 tell) 059.3%
Crossbench18 713.4%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab0 122 (+2 tell)52.5%
LDem56 (+1 tell) 069.5%
Other0 111.1%
UUP1 033.3%
Total:193 13045.7%

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 Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbenchaye
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbenchaye

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