Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Move from Council Tax Benefit to Council Tax Reduction Schemes — 31 Jan 2012 at 22:00

Mark Reckless MP, Rochester and Strood voted to move from a national council tax benefit to a system of local councils administering council tax reductions for those in financial need.

The majority of MPs voted to move away from a national council tax benefit to a system of local councils administering council tax reductions for those in financial need. This localisation of council tax support was expected to reduce expenditure on such support by 10%[1].

MPs were voting on the motion:

  • That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The clause in question was clause 8[2] of the Local Government Finance Bill[2].

The saving expected was £410 million per year.

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
Con252 (+1 tell) 0082.7%
DUP6 1087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 222 (+2 tell)086.8%
LDem47 (+1 tell) 0084.2%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:305 227084.3%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Jeffrey M DonaldsonLagan ValleyDUPno

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