Public Service Pensions Bill — Clause 9 — Pension Age For Pensions Relating to Public Service in Scotland — 4 Dec 2012 at 18:00

The majority of MPs voted to link the pension age for pensions relating to public service in Scotland with the state pension age.

MPs were considering the Public Service Pensions Bill.[1] The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment: 29, page 5, line 21, after ‘section 1’, insert ‘(other than a Scottish scheme)’

This would have affected Clause 9(1) of the Bill[2] which at the time of the vote stated:

  • The normal pension age of a person under a scheme under section 1 must be—
  • (a) the same as the person’s state pension age, or
  • (b) 65, if that is higher.

The impact would be not to apply the above subclause to Scotland, consequently exempting pensions relating to public service in Scotland from the requirement that new schemes should link pension age with state pension age.


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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
Con251 (+1 tell) 0082.6%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab1 000.4%
LDem47 (+1 tell) 0084.2%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 3 (+2 tell)083.3%
Total:299 14049.4%

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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