Elections Bill — Clause 15 — Electoral Commission — Strategy and Policy Statement — Examination of Performance by Speaker's Committee of MPs — 27 Apr 2022 at 16:00

The majority of MPs voted to enable the Speaker's Committee of MPs to examine the Electoral Commission's performance in respect of the Government's strategic and policy priorities relating to elections.

MPs were considering the Elections Bill.[1][2][3]

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 23

Lords amendment 23 stated:[4]

  • Leave out Clause 15

Explanatory notes to the Bill[2] stated:

  • Clause 15 inserts new section 13ZA into PPERA. This new section expands the role of the Speaker’s Committee to include a power to examine the performance by the Commission of their duty in relation to the Statement


Debate in Parliament |

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 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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alba0 1050.0%
Con297 (+2 tell) 0082.6%
DUP6 0075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 3080.0%
Lab0 151 (+2 tell)076.5%
LDem0 10076.9%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 41091.1%
Total:304 212081.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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