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.
Jon Ashworth consistently 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.
On 14 Jul 2020:
Jon Ashworth voted to allow extra variation in the size of the electorate in a constituency where there are considerations such as the size, shape and accessibility or other electoral boundaries.
On 18 Nov 2016:
Jon Ashworth voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency.
On 29 Jan 2013:
Jon Ashworth 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