Schedule 1 - Voter Identification

Elections Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:00 pm on 27th April 2022.

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  • Division number 270
    A majority of MPs voted not to add a list of additional documents, including some not carrying a photograph, to those considered to provide the proof of identity required to vote in-person in a UK Parliamentary election.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 86.—(Kemi Badenoch.)

Division number 270 Elections Bill — Schedule 1 — Voter Identification — Acceptable Forms of Identification

A majority of MPs voted not to add a list of additional documents, including some not carrying a photograph, to those considered to provide the proof of identity required to vote in-person in a UK Parliamentary election.

Aye: 303 MPs

No: 212 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 131 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 306, Noes 213.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 86 disagreed to.

More than two hours having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings on consideration of Lords amendments, the proceedings were interrupted (Programme Order, this day).

The Deputy Speaker put forthwith the Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83F).

Lords amendments 1 to 21, 24 to 85 and 87 to 126 agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83H), That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to their amendment 86;

That Kemi Badenoch, Miss Sarah Dines, Duncan Baker, Jacob Young, Alex Norris, Colleen Fletcher and Brendan O’Hara be members of the Committee;

That Kemi Badenoch be the Chair of the Committee;

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(Michael Tomlinson.)

Question agreed to.

Committee to withdraw immediately; reasons to be reported and communicated to the Lords.