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.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 23
Lords amendment 23 stated:
- Leave out Clause 15
Explanatory notes to the Bill 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
-  Parliament's webpage on the Elections Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Elections Bill as brought from the Commons, 18 January 2022, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Elections Bill, 31 January 2022, Parliament.uk
-  Lords Amendments to the Elections Bill, 26 April 2022, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory Notes to Lords Amendments to the Elections Bill, 26 April 2022, 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||297 (+2 tell)||0||0||82.6%|
|Lab||0||151 (+2 tell)||0||76.5%|