House of Lords Reform — 29 Jun 2010 at 23:35

The majority of Lords voted in favour of a motion moved By Lord Steel of Aikwood which said:
That this House calls on Her Majesty's Government, notwithstanding their proposals for Lords reform whose legislative timetable is unclear, to table Motions before the Summer Recess enabling the House to approve or disapprove-
(a) a scheme to enable Members of the House to retire,
(b) the abolition of by-elections for hereditary Peers,
(c) the removal of Members convicted of serious criminal offices,
(d) the creation of a statutory appointments commission.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop1 03.8%
Con8 (+1 tell) 19 (+1 tell)15.3%
Crossbench18 09.6%
DUP1 033.3%
Lab7 (+1 tell) 66.4%
LDem6 2 (+1 tell)11.7%
Other1 014.3%
Total:42 2710.3%

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
Viscount Eccles Conaye
Lord Higgins Conaye
Lord Howe of AberavonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Jenkin of RodingCon (front bench)aye
Lord Jopling Con (front bench)aye
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Miller of HendonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)aye
Baroness O'Cathain Con (front bench)tellaye
Lord Brooke of AlverthorpeLab (minister)no
Lord Desai Labno
Lord Elder Lab (minister)no
Lord Hoyle Labno
Baroness Jones of WhitchurchLabno
Lord Richard Lab (minister)no
Lord McNally LDem (front bench)no
Lord Shutt of GreetlandLDem (front bench)tellno
Lord Wallace of TankernessLDem (front bench)no

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