Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading — 22 Oct 2012 at 16:38
Moved by Lord Tope
2: Before Clause 9, insert the following new Clause-
"Power to make grants discretionary
(1) Section 11 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (discounts) is amended as follows.
(2) After subsection (5) insert-
"(6) Notwithstanding subsection (3) above, the billing authority shall have discretion to set the appropriate percentage at a rate between 20 and 25 per cent.
(7) In subsection (6) above, the discretion to set the appropriate percentage at a rate other than 25 per cent shall not be exercisable for pensioners.
(8) In subsection (7) above "pensioner" means a person who has attained the qualifying age for state pension credit.""
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||129 (+1 tell)||2||60.8%|
|LDem||15 (+1 tell)||28 (+2 tell)||49.5%|
|Lord Bowness||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Jenkin of Roding||Con||aye|
|Lord Broers||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Viscount Brookeborough||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Viscount Craigavon||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Dear||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Elystan-Morgan||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wilson of Tillyorn||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Smith of Leigh||Lab||aye|
|Lord Williams of Baglan||Lab||aye|
|Lord Addington||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Dykes||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Garden of Frognal||LDem (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Glasgow||LDem||no|
|Lord Lee of Trafford||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Maddock||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Newby||LDem (front bench)||tellno|
|Baroness Northover||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Randerson||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Sharkey||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Stoneham of Droxford||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Vallance of Tummel||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wallace of Saltaire||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wallace of Tankerness||LDem (front bench)||no|