Parliamentary Constituencies Bill — Report — Amendment 16 — 8 Oct 2020 at 19:30

Moved by Lord Shutt of Greetland

16: After Clause 6, insert the following new Clause-“Improving completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews etc.(1) Within a year of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament proposals for improving the completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews.(2) The proposals in subsection (1) may include requirements for either-(a) the Department for Work and Pensions to provide every registration officer with the name, address, date of birth and nationality of each individual in their district to whom they issue a National Insurance number ahead of their 16th birthday, and for registration officers to add to the full electoral registers those electors who they are satisfied are eligible for inclusion; or(b) the Department for Work and Pensions to notify individuals of the criteria for eligibility to vote and of the process for making an application to join the register when they are issued with a new National Insurance number.”Member’s explanatory statement16 and 17 year olds are added to electoral registers for the purposes of boundary reviews, but many of them are not known to the registration officers. The amendment would require the Secretary of State to make proposals for improving the completeness of electoral registers and suggests two possible ways in which the issue of a National Insurance number could trigger the inclusion of 16 and 17 year olds.

Ayes 293, Noes 215.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con4 18864.6%
Crossbench53 1533.7%
DUP2 040.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1100.0%
Judge3 020.0%
Lab134 059.6%
LDem79 174.1%
Non-affiliated9 028.1%
PC1 050.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:289 20655.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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NamePartyVote
The Earl of Cork and OrreryCon (front bench)aye
Lord Inglewood Con (front bench)aye
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Baroness Wheatcroft Conaye
Lord Carey of CliftonCrossbenchno
Lord Carlile of BerriewCrossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Dannatt Crossbenchno
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Hogg Crossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Meacher Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Pannick Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rana Crossbenchno

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