Communities and Local Government — Schedule 14 — Removal of Cap on Consumer Redress Order Payments — 3 Jun 2013 at 20:30

The majority of MPs voted against removing the cap on payments under "consumer redress orders" (set at 10% of an energy company's turnover) if one or more consumers suffer loss or damage greater than this value.

MPs were considering the Energy Bill[1][2] when they voted on:

  • Amendment 3, page 192, line 18, at end insert ‘unless one or more consumers have suffered loss or damage greater than this value.’

Previously the clause in question Schedule 14 section 30O(2):

  • The maximum amount of compensation that a regulated person may be required to pay in respect of a contravention may not exceed 10 per cent of the person’s turnover.

The payments relate to "consumer redress orders" which require energy companies which breach licence conditions or other relevant regulatory requirements to provide redress to consumers who suffer loss, damage or inconvenience as a result of the breach[4].


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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
Con231 (+1 tell) 0076.1%
DUP0 1012.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 210 (+2 tell)082.2%
LDem49 (+1 tell) 0089.3%
SDLP0 1033.3%
Total:280 213078.8%

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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