Opposition Day — Free Child Care for Parents of 3-4 Year Olds — 19 Nov 2013 at 16:20
The majority of MPs voted against a proposal to increase the amount of free child care offered to parents of 3 and 4 year olds from 15 to 25 hours [presumably per week].
The rejected motion, moved by Tristram Hunt MP (Stoke-on-Trent Central, Labour) read:
- That this House
- recognises that families are facing rising childcare costs;
- notes the reduction in the availability of early years childcare; and
- calls on the Government to help work pay by extending from 15 to 25 hours the provision of free childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds funded by an increase in the Bank Levy.
The Government describes what is offered as Free Early Education rather than "free childcare".
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||245 (+1 tell)||0||0||80.7%|
|Lab||0||216 (+2 tell)||0||84.5%|
|LDem||45 (+1 tell)||0||0||82.1%|