Suspension of Roll-Out Universal Credit and Jobcentre Closure Programme — 17 Jan 2017 at 19:52

The majority of MPs voted against suspending the roll-out of Universal Credit and the JobCentre closure programme.

The motion rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • is concerned at the impact of policies pursued by the Department for Work and Pensions upon low-income households;
  • notes the negative impact on those with low-incomes disclosed in the roll-out of Universal Credit;
  • expresses concerns about cuts to Work Allowances under Universal Credit;
  • believes that the closure of JobCentre offices in Glasgow and other areas will create difficulties for many people in accessing services; and
  • calls on that Department to suspend the roll-out of Universal Credit and the JobCentre closure programme.

Debate in Parliament |

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con275 (+2 tell) 0084.2%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 30100.0%
Lab0 100043.1%
LDem0 5055.6%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 50 (+2 tell)096.3%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:276 172070.2%

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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