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.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||69 (+1 tell)||1||0||21.5%|
|Lab||7 (+1 tell)||15||0||10.0%|
|SNP||0||45 (+2 tell)||0||87.0%|
|Nick Brown||Newcastle upon Tyne East||Lab (minister)||no|
|Ronnie Campbell||Blyth Valley||Lab||no|
|John Cryer||Leyton and Wanstead||Lab (minister)||no|
|Ben Howlett||Bath||Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Mann||Bassetlaw||Lab (minister)||no|
|Rob Marris||Wolverhampton South West||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Spellar||Warley||Lab (minister)||tellno|
|Graham Stringer||Blackley and Broughton||Lab (minister)||no|