Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day – Second Part (Half Day)] — Pensioners and Winter Fuel Payments — 22 Nov 2011 at 19:28
Justin Tomlinson MP, North Swindon voted with the majority (No).
I beg to move,
That this House is concerned about pressures on pensioner households this winter with high and rising fuel prices; notes that the Winter Fuel Payment will be £50 lower in the winter of 2011-12 than in each of the last three years for a pensioner aged 60 or over and £100 lower for those pensioners aged 80 or over; and calls on the Government to review the impact of its decisions on Winter Fuel Payments and VAT, and to announce in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement urgent steps to ease the burden on pensioner households.
Question put forthwith, That the Question be now put.
Question agreed to.
Main Question accordingly put.
The House divided:
Ayes 205, Noes 280.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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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|
|Con||241 (+2 tell)||0||0||79.4%|
|DUP||0||5 (+2 tell)||0||87.5%|