Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Ban on Party Political Broadcasts Taking Sides in AV Referendum — 14 Feb 2011 at 15:29

The majority of members of the House of Lords voted not to ban party election broadcasts during the referendum period from supporting a particular side on the question of if the "alternative vote" system should be used for electing MPs.

The House of Lords was considering the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill[1]. The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 1: Clause 5, page 4, line 48, at end insert-

"( ) Party election broadcasts during the referendum period will not be broadcast if they deal with pictures or implied support of any particular side in the referendum on the voting system for parliamentary elections."


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con122 (+1 tell) 055.4%
Crossbench43 726.5%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 138 (+2 tell)56.7%
LDem67 (+1 tell) 069.4%
Total:232 14650.5%

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

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Lord Eames Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Lord Fellowes Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Moser Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchaye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye

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