Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Spending on Council tax Reduction Schemes — 31 Jan 2012 at 21:30

Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire voted against requiring local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year.

The majority of MPs voted against requiring local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year.

The rejected amendment stated:

  • Amendment 79, page 4, line 35, at end insert-
  • ‘(1) Each local authority in preparing its council tax reduction scheme should start on the basis that, all other factors being the same, the total cost should be no greater or less than in the previous financial year.’.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con248 (+2 tell) 0081.7%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 221 (+2 tell)086.4%
LDem46 1082.5%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:294 233083.5%

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
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye

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