Budget Resolution — Recovery of Child Benefit from Those with High Incomes — 26 Mar 2012 at 21:59
The majority of MPs voted in favour of recovering child benefit from high earners through the tax system.
This vote was on a Budget Resolution. The motion voted on was:
- That provision may be made for and in connection with a high income child benefit charge.
Related votes followed on some of the details:
- Finance Bill 2012 — Schedule 1 — Income Threshold for Recovery of Child Benefit — 19 Apr 2012 at 18:00
- Finance Bill — Clause 8 and Schedule 1 — Child Benefit Recovery from those with an income of over £50K — 19 Apr 2012 at 18:14
- Finance Bill — Clause 8 — Recovery of Child Benefit from Those With Income Over £50K Per Year — 2 Jul 2012 at 23:15
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||268 (+1 tell)||0||0||87.9%|
|Lab||0||222 (+2 tell)||0||87.2%|
|LDem||50 (+1 tell)||0||0||89.5%|