Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Consultation Period on New Constituency Boundaries — 8 Feb 2011 at 16:51

Lord Shipley voted against reducing the consultation period on proposed new parliamentary constituencies from 12 to six weeks.

The majority of members of the House of Lords voted against reducing the consultation period on proposed new parliamentary constituencies from 12 to six weeks.

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

  • Amendment 27GA : Clause 12, line 11, leave out "12" and insert "6"

The section of the Bill affected stated:

  • that representations with respect to the proposed recommendations may be made to the Commission during a specified period of 12 weeks;

this relates to the consultation period for proposed new parliamentary constituency boundaries.

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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
Bishop0 28.3%
Con164 (+1 tell) 074.3%
Crossbench19 6544.7%
DUP0 250.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 182 (+2 tell)75.7%
LDem78 (+1 tell) 082.3%
Other0 111.1%
PC0 1100.0%
UUP1 150.0%
Total:262 25565.8%

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 Bew Crossbenchno
Lord Dear Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Deech Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchno
Lord Krebs Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Lloyd of BerwickCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord May of OxfordCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Montgomery of AlameinCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchno
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Quirk Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Ramsbotham Crossbenchno
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Wright of RichmondCrossbench (front bench)no

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