Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Minimum of 35 MPs for Wales — 26 Jan 2011 at 19:57

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The majority of members of the House of Lords voted against requiring a minimum of 35 MPs for Wales.

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

  • Amendment 89BA: Clause 11, page 11, line 26, at end insert-
  • "(5) If the number of constituencies allocated to Wales under sub-paragraph (3) is fewer than 35, an additional allocation shall be made to Wales to ensure that it has 35 constituencies.
  • (6) Where an additional allocation is made under sub-paragraph (5) above, sub-paragraph (7) shall apply in place of rule 2.
  • (7) The electorate of any constituency in Wales shall be-
  • (a) no less than 95% of the Welsh electoral quota; and
  • (b) no more than 105% of that quota;
  • the "Wales electoral quota" meaning W/P, where W is the electorate of Wales and P is the number of constituencies allocated to Wales."


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
Bishop0 14.0%
Con118 (+1 tell) 053.1%
Crossbench14 1816.7%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 126 (+2 tell)51.6%
LDem60 (+1 tell) 064.9%
PC0 1100.0%
UUP2 050.0%
Total:194 14743.7%

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

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Bew Crossbenchno
Craigavon Crossbenchno
D'Souza Crossbenchno
Deech Crossbenchno
Freyberg Crossbenchno
Greenway Crossbenchno
Jay of EwelmeCrossbenchno
Kilclooney Crossbenchno
The of MarCrossbenchno
Masham of IltonCrossbenchno
Monson Crossbenchno
Pannick Crossbenchno
Scott of FoscoteCrossbenchno
Walpole Crossbenchno

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