Savings (Government Contributions) Bill — Schedule 2 — Help-to-Save Accounts — Credit Unions — 12 Dec 2016 at 18:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted with the majority (No).
MPs were considering the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill.
The amendment rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment 2, page 17, line 36, at end insert “(d) a credit union.”
Had it not been rejected the amendment would have added credit unions to the list of those eligible to become an "authorised account provider" for the provision of "Help to Save" accounts in Schedule 2 of the Bill.
"Help to Save" accounts will be eligible for a 50% government bonus on up to £50 of monthly savings; with a caps on government bonuses of £1,200 per person over two years.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
-  Schedule 2 of the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill as at the time of the vote
-  Explanatory notes to the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||279 (+2 tell)||0||0||85.4%|
|Lab||0||174 (+2 tell)||0||75.9%|