Parliamentary Constituencies Bill — After Clause 6 — Improving Completeness of Electoral Registers for Purposes of Boundary Reviews etc — 10 Nov 2020 at 18:11
The majority of MPs voted against requiring proposals to be presented to Parliament for improving the completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews.
MPs were considering the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 8
Lords amendment 8 proposed a new clause titled: Improving completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews etc which stated:
- (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.”
-  Parliament's webpage on the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Amendment sheet containing Lords amendment 1, October 2020, Parliament.uk
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||344 (+2 tell)||0||0||95.1%|
|Lab||0||190 (+2 tell)||0||96.0%|