Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits — 9 Nov 2015 at 21:47
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit.
The majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled Tax credits and stated:
- “(1) In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998, Section F1 is amended as follows.
- (2) In the Exceptions, after exception 9 (see section (Welfare foods) (2) above) insert—
- “Exception 10
- The subject-matter of the Tax Credits Act 2002.””
The amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:
- This New Clause devolves to the Scottish Parliament the power to make provision for child tax credit, and working tax credit.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||286 (+2 tell)||0||0||87.3%|
|PC||0||0 (+2 tell)||0||66.7%|