Draft Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 — Under Occupation Critera — Local Housing Allowance Rates — 24 Oct 2012 at 19:48
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to introduce under-occupation criteria applying to housing benefit for working age claimants in the social rented sector and to set the rates of Local Housing Allowance which applies to private rented accommodation.
The majority of MPs voted to limit the amount of Housing Benefit that working age claimants in the social rented sector are entitled to, based on their household size and to set the rates of Local Housing Allowance, which is a key factor in determining the amount of housing benefit paid for private rented accommodation.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the draft Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 28 June, be approved.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Charles Kennedy||Ross, Skye and Lochaber||LDem (front bench)||no|
|John Leech||Manchester, Withington||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Greg Mulholland||Leeds North West||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Alan Reid||Argyll and Bute||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Adrian Sanders||Torbay||LDem (front bench)||no|
|David Ward||Bradford East||LDem (front bench)||no|