Local Government Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — Report on effects of provisions — 21 May 2012 at 19:30
Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire voted with the majority (No).
‘At a date no later than three years from the implementation of this Act the Secretary of State shall prepare a report detailing the effects of these provisions on-
(a) the number of people receiving council tax support in each local authority including the number in employment, the number actively seeking work, and the number of pensionable age, and
(b) the costs incurred by each authority in running the scheme, including the cost of appeals.’.-(Helen Jones.)
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.
The House divided:
Ayes 201, Noes 271.
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||230 (+1 tell)||0||0||75.5%|
|Lab||0||196 (+2 tell)||0||77.0%|
|LDem||41 (+1 tell)||0||0||73.7%|