Draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 — Reduction in Income Rise Disregard — 14 Mar 2016 at 21:00
Jeff Smith MP, Manchester, Withington voted in the minority (Teller for the Noes).
The majority of MPs voted to reduce the amount by which a Tax Credit claimant’s income can increase in-year without their entitlement being reduced from an increase of £5000 to £2500.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That the draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, which were laid before this House on 14 January, be approved.
The regulations reduce the income rise disregard from £5,000 to £2,500. This is the amount by which a Tax Credit claimant’s income can increase in-year compared to their previous year’s income before their award is adjusted.
-  Explanatory note to the Draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2016
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||272 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.0%|
|Lab||0||173 (+2 tell)||0||75.8%|