Correction of wrong vote

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25.86If any Member of the Lords by mistake votes in the wrong lobby they must wait until the others in that lobby have voted, and then ask the tellers not to count their vote (Standing Order No 54). The tellers then accompany the Member of the Lords concerned to the Table, and they there declares the vote that they intended to give, which is recorded by the Clerk accordingly.1 If any Member of the Lords votes in both lobbies in a division, their name is struck off the lists of Members of the Lords voting in that division, and their vote is disregarded.2


  1. 1. LJ (1862–63) 230; Parl Deb (1862) 166, c 1608; LJ (1884) 254; ibid (1906) 488.
  2. 2. LJ (1995-96) 268; ibid (2002–03) 744.