Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Former Liberal Democrat 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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Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Major votes

  • On 16 Feb 2011: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 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: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 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: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 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: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 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 26 Jan 2011: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Minimum of 35 MPs for Wales Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank voted against requiring 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

Minor votes

  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 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

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