Care Bill — New Clause 9 — Require Annual Report on Social Care Funding Levels — 10 Mar 2014 at 19:00
The majority of MPs voted not to require an annual report on the sufficiency of social care funding.
MPs were considering the Care Bill. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- (1) The Joint Care and Support Reform Programme Board must inform the Secretary of State by an annual written report that it is satisfied whether sufficient funding is in place to ensure that social care is adequately funded and that the provisions in the Act can be implemented satisfactorily.
- (2) In subsection (1), the “Joint Care and Support Reform Programme Board” means the board of that name consisting of representatives of (but not limited to): the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and the Department of Health.
- (3) The report mentioned in subsection (1) should include a statement of the satisfaction of the Joint Care and Support Reform Programme Board with (but not limited to)—
- (a) adequacy of the funding of the provisions in this Act,
- (b) on-going costs of implementation,
- (c) an additional five yearly review of the short and medium term cost of setting the eligibility criteria at the level set out in regulations.
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||237 (+1 tell)||1||0||78.4%|
|LDem||37 (+1 tell)||3 (+2 tell)||0||76.8%|
|Bob Blackman||Harrow East||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Paul Burstow||Sutton and Cheam||LDem||aye|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||tellaye|
|Julian Huppert||Cambridge||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Adrian Sanders||Torbay||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|David Ward||Bradford East||LDem (front bench)||tellaye|