Pensions Bill — Third Reading — 18 Oct 2011 at 22:00

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted against accelerating raising the state pension age to 66, against amending the rules on enrollment to occupational pensions and against taking a pension contribution from judges' pay.

The majority of MPs voted to approve the Pensions Bill at its third reading, accepting the Bill as it stood and supporting it continuing its path to becoming law.

Key provisions of the Bill included:

  • Accelerating the existing timetable for raising the State Pension age to 66
  • Requiring employers to automatically enroll employees into a qualifying pension system if their earnings are above a certain threshold, to require employers to make contributions to that scheme.
  • Changes to requirements for the indexation and revaluation requirements for occupational pensions.
  • To start taking contributions from judges' pay to contribute towards their pensions.

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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%
Con244 (+2 tell) 0080.4%
DUP0 6075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab0 222 (+2 tell)086.8%
LDem43 0075.4%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:287 242082.8%

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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