Elections Bill (Instruction) — Simple Majority Voting in Mayoral and Police and Crime Commissioner Elections — 20 Sep 2021 at 20:46
The majority of MPs voted aye to enable consideration of using simple majority voting to to elect elected mayors, and Police and Crime Commissioners.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That it be an instruction to the Elections Bill Committee that it has power to make provision in the Bill about the use of the simple majority voting system in elections for the return of—
- (a) the Mayor of London;
- (b) an elected mayor of a local authority in England;
- (c) a mayor of a combined authority area; and
- (d) a police and crime commissioner.
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||300 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.0%|
|Lab||0||128 (+2 tell)||0||65.3%|