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Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

Liberal Democrat Peer

@malcolmbruce

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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Lord Bruce of Bennachie generally voted for 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: Lord Bruce of Bennachie 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 15 Feb 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted in favour of allowing a Parliamentary constituency to cover both part of the Isle of Wight and part of the UK mainland. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 11 — number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie 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: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to reduce the number of MPs to 600, and to equalise the number of electors in each UK Parliamentary constituency with some exceptions for hard to access areas. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted in favour of a referendum on using the Alternative Vote system in general elections and for parliamentary constituency boundary changes which would have reduced the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote

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