Lord Campbell of Pittenweem

Liberal Democrat Peer

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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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 1 Nov 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted not to make specified exemptions from proposals to equalise the number of electors in each parliamentary constituency and voted against guaranteeing certain areas a whole number of MPs and also against widening the band within which the number of electors in every constituencies must remain. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted against reviewing 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 6 Sep 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem 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
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted to authorise spending the money required to enact the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill and pay the costs of the referendum on the alternative vote and the costs of the process of redrawing constituencies should the bill become law. Show vote

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