Enterprise Bill — Clause 41 — Cap on Public Sector Payments on Leaving Employment — Regular Reviews — Adjustments in Line with Inflation and Earnings — 8 Mar 2016 at 15:49
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against regular reviews of the proposed cap on payments to public sector workers leaving employment and against adjusting the cap in line with inflation and earnings.
The majority of MPs taking part in this vote opposed regular reviews of the proposed cap on payments to public sector workers leaving employment and adjusting the cap in line with inflation and earnings.
MPs were considering the Enterprise Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment: 18, page 56, line 18, at end insert—
- ‘(1A) The restriction placed on public sector exit payments must be reviewed at regular intervals and, where necessary, be adjusted in line with inflation and earnings growth.’.
An explanatory statement accompanying the amendment stated:
- This amendment would ensure that the level that the restriction on public sector exit payments is set will be linked to inflation and earnings growth.
Had it not been rejected the amendment would have modified Clause 41 of the Bill titled Restriction on public sector exit payments.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Enterprise Bill
-  Clause 41 of the Enterprise Bill as at the time of the vote
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||293 (+2 tell)||0||0||89.4%|
|SNP||0||46 (+2 tell)||0||88.9%|