Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) — 15 Jul 2015 at 19:43
Moved by Lord Shipley
75: After Clause 10, insert the following new Clause-
“Governance arrangements of local authorities in England: election of councillors
(1) Section 36 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (local elections in England and Wales) is amended as follows.
(2) After subsection (1) insert-
“(1A) Rules made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) must ensure that each vote in the poll at an election shall be a single transferable vote.
(1B) A single transferable vote is a vote-
(a) capable of being given so as to indicate the voter’s order of preference for the candidates for election as members for the constituency; and
(b) capable of being transferred to the next choice when the vote is not needed to give a prior choice the necessary quota of votes or when a prior choice is eliminated from the list of candidates because of a deficiency in the number of votes given for him.””
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||116 (+2 tell)||0||50.6%|
|LDem||0||64 (+2 tell)||64.7%|
|The Earl of Clancarty||Crossbench||aye|
|The Duke of Somerset||Crossbench||aye|