Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money)

– in the House of Commons at 9:43 pm on 6th September 2010.

Alert me about debates like this

Votes in this debate

  • Division number 53
    A majority of MPs voted to authorise spending the money required to enact the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill and pay the costs of the referendum on the alternative vote and the costs of the process of redrawing constituencies should the bill become law.

Queen's recommendation signified.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, it is expedient to authorise-

(1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of-

(a) any expenditure incurred under the Act by a Minister of the Crown, and

(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided, and

(2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of-

(a) the charges payable to Regional Counting Officers and counting officers in connection with the referendum on the voting system for parliamentary elections,

(b) sums payable in respect of increases in superannuation contributions required to be paid by local authorities in consequence of fees paid as part of those charges, and

(c) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of that Fund, and

(3) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.-( Jeremy Wright.)

The House divided: Ayes 319, Noes 91.

Division number 53 Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money)

A majority of MPs voted to authorise spending the money required to enact the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill and pay the costs of the referendum on the alternative vote and the costs of the process of redrawing constituencies should the bill become law.

Aye: 319 MPs

No: 91 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 236 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.