Hugh Bayley

Former Labour MP for York Central

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Hugh Bayley generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 29 Jan 2013: Hugh Bayley voted to postpone reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and also to delay a review into the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Hugh Bayley was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Hugh Bayley was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — Review Welsh Parliamentry Constituancies With Respect to Further Devoloution Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Hugh Bayley was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Hugh Bayley voted against a referendum on using the Alternative Vote system in general elections and for parliamentary constituency boundary changes which would have reduced the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Hugh Bayley voted against authorising 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. Show vote

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