Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Conservative Peer

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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Baroness Knight of Collingtree almost always 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 16 Feb 2011: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted against allowing 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: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted against allowing 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: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted against requiring 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: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted against requiring 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: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted not to require the number of members of the House of Lords be capped before reducing the number of MPs. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2011: Baroness Knight of Collingtree voted against requiring a minimum of 35 MPs for Wales. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Baroness Knight of Collingtree was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Show vote

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