Orders of the Day — Clause 15 — Repeal of sections 6 and 46 — 3 Dec 2007 at 19:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Amendment proposed: No. 1, in page 7, line 26, at end add-
'(2) In section 4 of the Child Support Act 1991 (child support maintenance) for subsection (10) substitute-
"In the event that the parent with care and the non-resident parent have entered into a binding Minute of Agreement and-
(a) each party has received independent legal advice prior to signing the said Minute of Agreement;
(b) the agreement contains within it provisions for the maintenance of any children whether by regular payments, transfers of capital or a combination of the two;
(c) there is provision to reconsider any regular payments in the event of a material change of circumstances; and
(d) there is provision within the agreement for enforcement in the event that either party fails to adhere to the provisions of the agreement,
no application may be made to the commission with respect to a qualifying child or qualifying children specified in the agreement."'.- [Mr. Weir.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 148, Noes 257.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||255 (+2 tell)||0||0||73.0%|
|LDem||0||34 (+1 tell)||0||55.6%|
|SNP||0||1 (+1 tell)||0||33.3%|