Pensions Bill — 4 Jul 2007 at 18:47

moved Amendment No. 5:

After Clause 8, insert the following new Clause-
"Independent Pensions Commission
The Secretary of State shall, no later than 1st January 2010, establish an Independent Pensions Commission which shall report to Parliament and Government every four years on-

(a) the terms, benefits and affordability of public sector pensions,(b) the latest trends in private pension saving (and the impact of means-testing), and(c) the latest trends in life expectancy and average retirement ages."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 5) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 73; Not-Contents, 116.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con0 178.3%
Crossbench1 147.9%
Lab111 (+2 tell) 153.8%
LDem0 37 (+2 tell)50.0%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:112 7027.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Wedderburn of CharltonCrossbenchno
Lord Howarth of NewportLabaye

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