Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill — 22 Jun 2000 at 23:25

was absent

moved Amendment No. 71:

After Clause 37, insert the following new clause--


(" . With effect from 1st April 2001, the weekly rate of the category B retirement pension specified in Part I of Schedule 4 of the Contributions and Benefits Act shall be increased to the level of the Minimum Income Guarantee.").

moved Amendment No. 72:

After Clause 37, insert the following new clause--


(" . The weekly rate of the basic retirement pension shall be increased in April each year in line with--

(a) the percentage increase in the general level of earnings during the preceding year; or

(b) the percentage increase in the retail prices index during the preceding year;

whichever is the greater.").

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 72) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 6; Not-Contents, 84.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con0 10.4%
Crossbench2 01.2%
Lab79 (+2 tell) 3 (+2 tell)44.8%
LDem0 00.0%
Other1 04.5%
Total:82 413.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Castle of BlackburnLabaye
Cocks of HartcliffeLabaye
Faulkner of WorcesterLabtellaye
Graham of EdmontonLabtellaye
Turner of CamdenLabaye

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