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.
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||111 (+2 tell)||1||53.8%|
|LDem||0||37 (+2 tell)||50.0%|
|Lord Patel||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Howarth of Newport||Lab||aye|