Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Levy and Safety Net) Regulations 2013 — Smoothing Business Rate Income For Local Councils — 13 Mar 2013 at 19:39

John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted for a levy and safety net system to dampen the impact of year to year volatility in business rate income for local councils.

The levy and safety net system effectively guarantees every authority will receive at least 92.5% of its baseline funding level each year under the rates retention scheme, with shortfalls funded by a levy.

The system is required as some authorities can collect significantly less in non-domestic rates than in previous years as a result of physical changes and rating appeals being settled.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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 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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con243 0079.7%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 210081.4%
LDem43 0075.4%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:286 223079.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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