Backbench Business — Indexation of Occupational Pensions — 1 Mar 2012 at 15:04

The majority of MPs voted against a return to basing the indexation for occupational pensions on the Retail Prices Index.

The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • notes that the e-petition entitled Public and Private Pension Increases—change from RPI to CPI attracted over 100,000 signatures very quickly, revealing a high level of concern about the Government’s decision to change the indexation for occupational pensions from the Retail Prices Index to the Consumer Price Index, which will mean that many people, both those retired and those yet to retire, will receive less in their pension payments than they were led to expect; and
  • calls on the Government to reintroduce the RPI measure immediately.

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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 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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con218 (+1 tell) 0071.6%
DUP0 3037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 19 (+2 tell)08.1%
LDem15 (+1 tell) 1029.8%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 2033.3%
Total:233 33042.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)aye

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