Lord Brougham and Vaux

Former 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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Lord Brougham and Vaux almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Major votes

  • On 16 Feb 2011: Lord Brougham and Vaux 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 Brougham and Vaux 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 Brougham and Vaux 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 Brougham and Vaux 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 Brougham and Vaux voted against requiring a minimum of 35 MPs for Wales. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2011: Lord Brougham and Vaux was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Brougham and Vaux voted not to require the number of members of the House of Lords be capped before reducing the number of MPs. Show vote

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