Backbench Business — Tax Credits — Mitigation of Proposed Reductions — 29 Oct 2015 at 16:48
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House
- calls on the Government to reconsider the effect on the lowest paid workers of its proposed changes to tax credits due to come into force in April 2016, to carry out and publish an analysis of that effect, and to bring forward proposals to mitigate it.
The changes in question were approved by a majority of MPs in a vote on the 15th of September 2015 and are described fully within the description of that vote.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||18 (+1 tell)||0 (+1 tell)||0||6.1%|
|Lab||144 (+1 tell)||0 (+1 tell)||0||63.2%|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab (minister)||tellno|