Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Consideration of Commons Amendments — 16 Feb 2011 at 23:00
Moved by Lord Strathclyde
That this House do not further insist on its Amendments 1 and 8, in respect of which the Commons have insisted on their disagreement, and do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 8C in lieu:
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"(3) Following the referendum, the Electoral Commission must-
(a) publish the most accurate estimate that it is reasonably possible to make of the turnout in each of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland;
(b) include that information in any report they submit under section 6(1)(b) of the 2000 Act to do with the referendum.
(4) In sub-paragraph (3) "turnout" means the percentage of those entitled to vote in the referendum who did so.
A ballot paper recorded under head (b), (c) or (d) of rule 42(4) of the referendum rules is to be treated as a vote for this purpose."
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.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||125 (+1 tell)||7||58.3%|
|Lab||0||133 (+2 tell)||53.8%|
|LDem||75 (+1 tell)||0||76.8%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.