Government defeats since 1979 have tended to occur by much smaller margins, though no prime minister – even with a landslide majority in the Commons – has escaped without at least one loss. The last time a government was defeated by more than 100 votes on the floor of the House of Commons was almost a century ago. Government defeats since 1979 have tended to occur by much smaller margins, though no prime minister - even with a landslide majority in the Commons - has escaped without at least one loss. Reacting to the defeats, a government spokesperson said: "We are disappointed that the House of Lords has voted to remove clauses from the UK Internal Market Bill, which was backed in the House … The following article is a list of government defeats in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom since 1945. The House of Commons has voted on the new coronavirus restrictions which come into force on Wednesday 2 December. The prime minister looks certain to overturn all the defeats using his 80-strong majority. Government defeats since 1979 have tended to occur by much smaller margins, though no prime minister – even with a landslide majority in the Commons – has escaped without at least one loss. Votes on private member's bills, private bills and internal matters of the House of Commons are not listed below.. Government defeats since 1979 have tended to occur by much smaller margins, though no prime minister – even with a landslide majority in the Commons – … O n October 8 1924, the minority Labour government … The column on the right shows the number of votes the government was beaten by. Reality Check has been looking back at some of the biggest government defeats. A Government defeat is when the Government fails to persuade a majority of MPs or members of the House of Lords to support them in a division (vote). This page lists all government defeats in the House of Lords since the start of the 2013-14 parliamentary session, in reverse order. Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected in the House of Commons by 230 votes. This House of Commons Library briefing paper provides details of the current levels of 'Short money' allocated to opposition parties for parliamentary duties and a brief history of the scheme. The House of Lords retained its veto power over bills passed by the Commons, however, and in 1832 the only recourse of the Liberal Party government was to threaten to flood the House of Lords with new Liberal peers in order to prevent it from rejecting that government’s Reform Bill. Defeats in … It will then be up to peers to decide whether to prolong the bout of parliamentary ping-pong or bow to the will of the elected House of Commons. Many Tory MPs are sceptical of the measures, and the Labour whip - … The term is usually used only to describe occasions where the Government have been defeated in a whipped vote. Most government defeats since World War II have occurred in periods of minority government or where the government has a small majority. Figures for the corresponding scheme in the House of Lords (Cranborne money) are provided.