Draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016 — 3 Feb 2016 at 19:56
The majority of MPs voted in favour of proposals for the detailed operation of the new state pension scheme in respect of deferrals, overseas residents and inheritance of retirement benefits.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That this draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016, which was laid before this House on 30 November 2015, be approved.
- how the weekly rate at which a pension is paid will increase by if the date of starting to claim it is deferred.
- transitional arrangements for dealing with inherited retirement benefits from a spouse or civil partner.
- continuing the long-standing policy of not up-rating the state pension in payment to people who are "overseas residents" except for people in countries where a reciprocal agreement is in place.
-  Explanatory notes to the draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016
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|
|Laurence Robertson||Tewkesbury||Con (front bench)||no|