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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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Sammy Wilson voted a mixture of for and 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 18 Nov 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, rather than reduce it to 600. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill (Money) Show vote

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