Lord Prescott

Former MP

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 Prescott 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 Prescott was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2011: Lord Prescott 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 Prescott voted to allow geographical considerations or local ties to justify greater variation from the mean number of electors in a parliamentary constituency. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Prescott voted to require Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to be included in parliamentary constituencies which are wholly in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Prescott voted to require that the number of MPs from each of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will remain within 10 per cent of the current number. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Prescott voted not to reduce the number of MPs until the number of members of the House of Lords has been capped. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Lord Prescott 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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