Prime Minister — New Clause 1 — Water company social tariffs — 14 Mar 2012 at 16:21
‘(1) The Secretary of State shall provide in regulations for the introduction of minimum standards for water company social tariffs, by 1 April 2013.
(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) above shall be made by statutory instrument and may not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.
(3) Ofwat shall publish 12 months after the passing of this Act and every year thereafter a league table of water companies reporting the performance of the provision of social tariffs and the number of households spending more than 3 per cent. and more than 5 per cent. of their disposable income on water bills.’.-(Gavin Shuker.)
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.
The Committee divided:
Ayes 226, Noes 297.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||254 (+1 tell)||0||0||83.3%|
|Lab||0||214 (+2 tell)||0||84.0%|
|LDem||43 (+1 tell)||0||0||77.2%|