Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019 — 20 Mar 2019 at 18:16
The majority of MPs voted for greater local business rate retention in certain areas and for a proposed scheme to redistribute business rate income between public bodies in different areas.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the draft Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 21 February, be approved.
The regulations enable local councils, and other bodies which receive council tax funding, in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Leicester and Leicestershire, London, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, North and West Yorkshire, North of Tyne, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, Solent, Somerset, West Sussex and Worcestershire to nominally retain 75% of local business rate income.
The regulations also set out how the Government will redistribute business rates income between certain councils.
-  Explanatory memorandum to the Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019
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|
|Con||288 (+2 tell)||0||0||92.4%|
|Lab||0||188 (+2 tell)||0||77.2%|