Geraint Davies

MP, Swansea West

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Swansea West Labour/Co-operative

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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Geraint Davies 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 6 Sep 2010: Geraint Davies 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: Geraint Davies was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Geraint Davies voted to order a review of the number and size of Parliamentary constituencies in Wales within a year of deciding to go ahead with a referendum in Wales on additional devolution to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Geraint Davies voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Geraint Davies voted to seek make specified exemptions from the proposal to equalise the number of electors in each parliamentary constituency and voted to guarantee certain areas a whole number of MPs and also to widen the band within which the number of electors of all constituencies must remain. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Geraint Davies 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 19 Oct 2016: Geraint Davies was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Geraint Davies voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency. Show vote

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