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.
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||275 (+2 tell)||0||0||84.2%|
|SNP||0||50 (+2 tell)||0||96.3%|