Savings (Government Contributions) Bill — Clause 1 — Government Contributions to Lifetime ISAs — 12 Dec 2016 at 18:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted for a Government bonus, worth up to a thousand pounds a year, for those saving via a Lifetime ISA.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of a Government bonus, worth up to a thousand pounds a year, for those saving via a Lifetime ISA.
MPs were considering the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill.
The amendment rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment 15, page 1, line 1, leave out clause 1
Clause 1 of the Bill was titled: Government contributions to Lifetime ISAs and began:
- (1) Where a qualifying addition to a Lifetime ISA is made in a relevant period, HMRC must pay a government bonus.
For those investing the maximum £4,000 per year the Government bonus planned was £1,000 per year.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
-  Clause 1 of the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill as at the time of the vote
-  Explanatory notes to the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
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||277 (+2 tell)||0||0||84.8%|
|SNP||0||35 (+2 tell)||0||68.5%|