Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Complete and Accurate Electoral Register Before Reforms — 8 Feb 2011 at 18:31

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall voted to ensure the electoral register is as complete and accurate as possible before using it as a basis for reform to parliamentary constituencies.

The majority of members of the House of Lords voted against a proposal to ensure the electoral register is as complete and accurate as possible before using it as a basis for reform to parliamentary constituencies.

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

  • Amendment 16J: Clause 10, page 8, leave out lines 28 and 29 and insert ", initially by a date to be specified by the Boundary Commission, once the Electoral Commission has certified that every local authority has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the electoral register is as complete and accurate as possible""

The section of the Bill as it stood which would have been affected by the amendment stated:

  • A Boundary Commission shall submit reports under subsection (1) above periodically—
  • (a) before 1st October 2013, and
  • (b) before 1st October of every fifth year after that.”

Had the amendment not been rejected in the vote (a) and (b) would have been replaced by the proposed alternate text.

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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
Con160 (+1 tell) 070.6%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab0 170 (+2 tell)68.5%
LDem74 (+1 tell) 076.5%
Other0 125.0%
PC0 1100.0%
UUP2 175.0%
Crossbench28 1622.8%
Total:264 19058.7%

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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NamePartyVote
Lord Rogan UUPaye

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