Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill — 19 Jul 2000 at 20:00
moved Amendment No. 2:
After Clause 32, insert the following new clause--
. For section 79 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 there shall be substituted--
79.--(1) A person who is above the age of 75 and who is entitled to a retirement pension of any category shall be entitled to an increase of the pension to be known as the "age addition".
(2) A person who is in receipt of a pension or allowance payable by the Secretary of State by virtue of any enactment or instrument (whether passed or made before or after this Act is passed), and who--
(a) is above the age of 75, and
(b) fulfils such other conditions as may be prescribed,
shall be entitled to an increase of the pension or allowance, also to be known as the "age addition".
(3) A person who is above the age of 80 and is in receipt of age addition shall be entitled to an increase in the age addition, to be known as the "further age addition".
(4) Age addition and further age addition shall be payable for the life of the person entitled, at weekly rates to be determined by the Secretary of State in regulations."").
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 2) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 25; Not-Contents, 108.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Lab||104 (+2 tell)||0||54.6%|
|LDem||0||18 (+2 tell)||32.3%|
|Lord St John of Bletso||Crossbench||no|