Transitional Arrangements for those Negatively Affected by the Increase in the Female State Pension Age — 7 Jan 2016 at 14:45

The majority of MPs taking part voted in favour of transitional arrangements for those negatively affected by the increasing of the female state pension age from 60 to 65, equalising it with the male state pension age.

The motion supported by all MPs taking part in this vote was:

  • That this House,
  • while welcoming the equalisation of the state pension age,
  • is concerned that the acceleration of that equalisation directly discriminates against women born on or after 6 April 1951, leaving women with only a few years to make alternative arrangements, adversely affecting their retirement plans and causing undue hardship;
  • regrets that the Government has failed to address a lifetime of low pay and inequality faced by many women; and
  • calls on the Government to immediately introduce transitional arrangements for those women negatively affected by that equalisation.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con2 000.6%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent2 0066.7%
Lab102 (+1 tell) 0 (+1 tell)044.8%
LDem2 0025.0%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP41 (+1 tell) 0 (+1 tell)079.6%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:158 0025.2%

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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Grahame MorrisEasingtonLab (minister)tellno
Michael WeirAngusSNP (front bench)tellno

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