Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

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Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

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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Stephen Doughty 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.

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

  • On 29 Jan 2013: Stephen Doughty 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 18 Nov 2016: Stephen Doughty 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

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