Elections Bill — Clause 1 — Voter Identification — 17 Jan 2022 at 21:00
The majority of MPs voted to require voters in United Kingdom Parliamentary elections to produce photo-identification when voting at polling stations.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 1, page 1, line 4, leave out clause 1.
The rejected amendment was accompanied by the following statement from its proposer:
- This amendment would remove the Voter ID provisions.
Had it not been rejected the amendment would have removed clause 1 of the Bill which provided for a requirement for voters in United Kingdom Parliamentary elections to produce photo-identification when voting at polling stations.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Elections Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Elections Bill as amended in Committee, 27 October 2021, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Elections Bill, 5 July 2021, 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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||316 (+2 tell)||2||0||88.4%|
|Lab||0||173 (+2 tell)||0||88.4%|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||aye|
|William Wragg||Hazel Grove||Con (front bench)||aye|