Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Former MP; Former MSP,

Labour

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 Foulkes of Cumnock generally 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 19 Jan 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock voted to require Parliamentary constituencies covering the Isle of Wight to be wholly in the Isle of Wight and to exempt them from a rule requiring equal numbers of electors per constituency. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Minimum of 35 MPs for Wales Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Allowing Greater Variation from Mean Number of Electors in MP Constituency in Exceptional Circumstances Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Limit Reduction of MPs from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Reduce Number of Members of the House of Lords Before Reducing Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock voted to allow geographical considerations or local ties to justify greater variation from the mean number of electors in a parliamentary constituency. Show vote

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