Liam Fox

Conservative MP for North Somerset

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Equalise Number of Electors Per Parliamentary Constituency

There have been votes in Parliament on equalising the number of people who elect each MP. Specific votes have been held on if there ought be exceptions to rules aimed at equalising the size of constituencies for special cases such as Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

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Liam Fox generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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.

Key votes about an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency:

  • On 10 Nov 2020: Liam Fox voted not to delay a review of Parliamentary constituency boundaries from 2031 to 2033. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2020: Liam Fox voted not to allow greater variation in the number of electors in each Parliamentary constituency. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2020: Liam Fox voted against requiring proposals to be presented to Parliament for improving the completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2020: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies Bill — New Clause 1 — Permissable Variation of Electorate per Constituency Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Liam Fox voted against postponing a review of the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and against delaying a review of the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Liam Fox voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Liam Fox voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Liam Fox voted in favour of allowing a Parliamentary constituency to cover both part of the Isle of Wight and part of the UK mainland. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Liam Fox voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Liam Fox voted for a referendum on introducing the Alternative Vote system for electing MPs and to equalise the number of electors in each constituency via boundary changes which would also reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Liam Fox 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: Liam Fox voted to reduce the number of MPs to 600, and to equalise the number of electors in each UK Parliamentary constituency with some exceptions for hard to access areas. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Liam Fox voted in favour of 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

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