Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Set Number of MPs at Between 500 and 650 — 17 Jan 2011 at 23:53
The majority of members of the House of Lords voted against a proposal to set the number of MPs at between 500 and 650.
The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 59: Clause 11, page 9, leave out line 18 and insert-
- "The number of constituencies in the United Kingdom shall be decided by an independent commission established by the government, but shall not exceed 650 or be less than 500
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|
|Viscount Craigavon||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Rowe-Beddoe||Crossbench (front bench)||no|