Jim McMahon

Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Oldham West and Royton

@JimfromOldham

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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Jim McMahon generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Major votes

  • On 10 Nov 2020: Jim McMahon voted to delay a review of Parliamentary constituency boundaries from 2031 to 2033. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2020: Jim McMahon voted to allow greater variation in the number of electors in each Parliamentary constituency. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2020: Jim McMahon voted to require proposals to be presented to Parliament for improving the completeness of electoral registers for purposes of boundary reviews. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2020: Jim McMahon 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. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Jim McMahon 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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