Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) — 15 Jul 2015 at 19:43

Amendment 75

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.””

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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
Con116 (+2 tell) 050.6%
Crossbench12 48.6%
DUP1 025.0%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge1 06.7%
Lab84 038.4%
LDem0 64 (+2 tell)65.3%
Non-affiliated3 010.0%
UUP2 0100.0%
Total:220 6937.0%

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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The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Baroness Hollins Crossbenchaye
Lord Kerslake Crossbenchaye
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchaye

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