Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Consultation Period on New Constituency Boundaries — 8 Feb 2011 at 16:51
The majority of members of the House of Lords voted against reducing the consultation period on proposed new parliamentary constituencies from 12 to six weeks.
The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 27GA : Clause 12, line 11, leave out "12" and insert "6"
The section of the Bill affected stated:
- that representations with respect to the proposed recommendations may be made to the Commission during a specified period of 12 weeks;
this relates to the consultation period for proposed new parliamentary constituency boundaries.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill
-  Clause 12 of the version of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill to which the amendment relates
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||164 (+1 tell)||0||74.3%|
|Lab||0||182 (+2 tell)||75.7%|
|LDem||78 (+1 tell)||0||82.3%|
|Lord Dear||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Deech||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Hannay of Chiswick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Howe of Idlicote||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Krebs||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Lloyd of Berwick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Masham of Ilton||Crossbench||no|
|Lord May of Oxford||Crossbench||no|
|Viscount Montgomery of Alamein||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Palmer||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Quirk||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Walpole||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wright of Richmond||Crossbench||no|