John Baron

MP, Basildon and Billericay

Basildon and Billericay Conservative

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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John Baron generally voted against 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.

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

  • On 6 Sep 2010: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Second Reading Show full debate
  • On 20 Oct 2010: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number and distribution of seats Show full debate
  • On 1 Nov 2010: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show full debate
  • On 1 Nov 2010: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show full debate
  • On 2 Nov 2010: John Baron voted against holding a referendum on introducing the Alternative Vote system for electing MPs and against equalising the number of electors in each constituency via boundary changes which would also reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show full debate
  • On 15 Feb 2011: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — permissible variation in population in a constituency Show full debate
  • On 15 Feb 2011: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — permissible variation in population in a constituency Show full debate
  • On 15 Feb 2011: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — Number and distribution of seats — Isle of Wight Show full debate
  • On 15 Feb 2011: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — Special Case of the Isle of Wight Show full debate
  • On 29 Jan 2013: John Baron 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 full debate
  • On 18 Nov 2016: John Baron was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show full debate

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