Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2011 — 17 Feb 2011 at 15:53
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to increase the Basic State Pension and various benefits and allowances to account for inflation.
The order also reduced certain rates of invalidity allowance, age addition and age related addition payable with incapacity benefits to align them with the rates of Employment and Support Allowance.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2011 which was laid before this House on 3 February, be approved.
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 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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||209 (+2 tell)||0||0||69.0%|
|Lab||0||11 (+1 tell)||0||4.7%|
|PC||0||1 (+1 tell)||0||66.7%|