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
Con129 (+1 tell) 260.8%
Crossbench8 2919.7%
DUP1 025.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab133 158.8%
LDem15 (+1 tell) 28 (+2 tell)49.5%
Other1 016.7%
UKIP1 033.3%
Total:289 6047.7%

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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Lord Bowness Con (front bench)aye
Lord Jenkin of RodingConaye
Lord Adebowale Crossbenchno
Lord Ballyedmond Crossbenchno
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 Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchno
Lord Wilson of TillyornCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Smith of LeighLabaye
Lord Williams of BaglanLabaye
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dykes LDem (front bench)no
Viscount Falkland LDemno
Baroness Garden of FrognalLDem (front bench)no
The Earl of GlasgowLDemno
Lord Hussain LDemno
Lord Lee of TraffordLDem (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 Stephen LDemno
Lord Stoneham of DroxfordLDem (front bench)no
Lord Vallance of TummelLDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of SaltaireLDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of TankernessLDem (front bench)no

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