Pensions Bill — 7 Oct 2008 at 17:39

moved Amendment No. 16:

After Clause 10, insert the following new Clause-
"Duty in relation to provision of free independent generic advice
(1) The Secretary of State shall ensure that every jobholder aged 50 or over who becomes an active member of an automatic enrolment scheme under section 3 is also automatically enrolled to be offered free independent generic financial advice in accordance with subsections (2) and (3).
(2) The advice referred to in subsection (1) shall be given, unless the jobholder chooses otherwise, in a face-to-face interview, and shall include integrated advice on the possible effects of pension contributions on the management of personal debt and the loss of means-tested benefits in retirement.
(3) The advice referred to in subsection (1) shall be provided by a trained adviser, and shall be made available in the parliamentary constituency where the jobholder has their main place of residence or employment."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 16) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 66; Not-Contents, 151.

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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
Bishop0 28.0%
Con3 01.5%
Crossbench11 1614.2%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab131 (+2 tell) 061.9%
LDem0 45 (+2 tell)62.7%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:146 6430.2%

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 Bhatia Crossbenchno
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Crisp Crossbenchno
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbenchno
Lord Joffe Crossbenchno
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchno
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbenchno
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
Lord Turnbull Crossbenchno

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