Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading — 22 Oct 2012 at 16:38
Moved by Lord Tope
2: Before Clause 9, insert the following new Clause-
"Power to make grants discretionary
(1) Section 11 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (discounts) is amended as follows.
(2) After subsection (5) insert-
"(6) Notwithstanding subsection (3) above, the billing authority shall have discretion to set the appropriate percentage at a rate between 20 and 25 per cent.
(7) In subsection (6) above, the discretion to set the appropriate percentage at a rate other than 25 per cent shall not be exercisable for pensioners.
(8) In subsection (7) above "pensioner" means a person who has attained the qualifying age for state pension credit.""
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|
|Con||129 (+1 tell)||2||60.8%|
|LDem||15 (+1 tell)||28 (+2 tell)||49.5%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.