Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013 — Caps on No-Win No-Fee Success Fees — 13 Mar 2013 at 19:39
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to cap success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and to additionally set a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases.
The majority of MPs voted to cap success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and to additionally set a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 21 January, be approved.
The order caps a success fee paid in relation to a conditional fee agreement (also known as a "no-win no-fee" (or "no win low fee") agreement for legal services at 100% of a lawyer's basic fee. A success fee cap of 25% of damages additionally applies in relation to personal injury cases.
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|
|Simon Reevell||Dewsbury||Con (front bench)||no|