Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading — 22 Oct 2012 at 16:38

Amendment 2

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.""

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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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con130 (+1 tell) 259.6%
Crossbench10 2920.4%
DUP1 025.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab136 256.8%
LDem16 (+1 tell) 29 (+2 tell)49.5%
Non-affiliated1 025.0%
Other1 025.0%
UKIP1 050.0%
Total:297 6247.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

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Bowness Conaye
Jenkin of RodingConaye
Adebowale Crossbenchno
Ballyedmond Crossbenchno
Broers Crossbenchno
Brookeborough Crossbenchno
Craigavon Crossbenchno
Dear Crossbenchno
Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Greenway Crossbenchno
Patel of BradfordCrossbenchno
Wilson of TillyornCrossbenchno
Smith of LeighLabaye
Williams of BaglanLabaye
Addington LDemno
Dykes LDemno
Falkland LDemno
Garden of FrognalLDemno
The of GlasgowLDemno
Hussain LDemno
Lee of TraffordLDemno
Maddock LDemno
Newby LDemtellno
Northover LDemno
Randerson LDemno
Sharkey LDemno
Stephen LDemno
Stoneham of DroxfordLDemno
Vallance of TummelLDemno
Wallace of SaltaireLDemno
Wallace of TankernessLDemno

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