Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Committee (3rd Day) — 8 Dec 2010 at 18:22
The majority of members of the House of Lords rejected a proposal for a Gaelic version of the referendum question on changing the voting system for MPs to the "alternative vote" to appear on ballot papers in Scotland.
The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 31: Clause 1, page 2, line 4, at end insert-
- "( ) In Scotland, a Gaelic version of the question is also to appear on the ballot papers."
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||117 (+1 tell)||0||59.3%|
|Lab||0||122 (+2 tell)||52.5%|
|LDem||56 (+1 tell)||0||69.5%|
|Lord Alton of Liverpool||Crossbench||aye|
|Baroness D'Souza||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Jay of Ewelme||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Low of Dalston||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Williamson of Horton||Crossbench||aye|