Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2011 — 17 Feb 2011 at 15:53

Kenneth Clarke MP, Rushcliffe voted to increase the Basic State Pension and various benefits and allowances to account for inflation.

The majority of MPs voted to increase the Basic State Pension and various benefits and allowances to account for inflation.

The order also reduced certain rates of invalidity allowance, age addition and age related addition payable with incapacity benefits to align them with the rates of Employment and Support Allowance.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:

Debate in Parliament | 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 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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con209 (+2 tell) 0069.0%
DUP0 1012.5%
Lab0 11 (+1 tell)04.7%
LDem38 0066.7%
PC0 1 (+1 tell)066.7%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:247 19042.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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