Jeffrey M. Donaldson

DUP Chief Whip

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Lagan Valley DUP

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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Jeffrey M. Donaldson 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: Jeffrey M. Donaldson 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: Jeffrey M. Donaldson 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
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Jeffrey M. Donaldson 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: Jeffrey M. Donaldson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Jeffrey M. Donaldson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Jeffrey M. Donaldson was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Jeffrey M. Donaldson voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Jeffrey M. Donaldson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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