Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) — 20 Jul 2016 at 13:09

The majority of MPs voted against proportional representation for electing MPs and against reducing the voting age to 16.

The motion rejected by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:

  • That leave be given to bring in a bill to amend the Representation of the People Acts to provide for the introduction of proportional representation as a method for electing Members of the House of Commons;
  • to reduce the voting age to 16 in all UK elections and referendums; and for connected purposes.

Debate in Parliament |

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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 are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con69 (+1 tell) 1021.5%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab7 (+1 tell) 15010.0%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 45 (+2 tell)087.0%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:81 74024.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
John MannBassetlawLab (minister)no
Ben HowlettBathCon (front bench)aye
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)no
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
John CryerLeyton and WansteadLab (minister)no
Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne EastLab (minister)no
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)tellno
Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLab (minister)no

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