Alan Johnson

Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

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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Alan Johnson 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.

Key votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 18 Nov 2016: Alan Johnson 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
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Alan Johnson voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Alan Johnson 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: Alan Johnson 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: Alan Johnson 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: Alan Johnson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Alan Johnson 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: Alan Johnson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money) Show vote

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