Cost of Living — Calls for a review of mechanisms — rejected — 9 Jul 2008 at 16:20

Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs voted in the minority (Aye).

The majority of MPs voted against the motion, which read:[1]

  • This House
  • recognises the recent increases in food and fuel costs combined with the abolition of the 10 pence tax band, and the effect these are having on the most disadvantaged in society; and
  • calls for a review of all mechanisms, including the use of extra revenue raised through increased crude oil prices, winter fuel payments and family tax credits, to assist those on lower and medium incomes.

An alternative motion was substituted in its place in the next division.[2]

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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 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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 139072.4%
DUP0 4 (+2 tell)066.7%
Independent0 1020.0%
Lab292 (+2 tell) 0084.0%
LDem0 50079.4%
PC0 1033.3%
SNP0 4066.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
Total:292 200078.9%

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