Homelessness and Rough Sleeping — 29 Jan 2020 at 18:49

The majority of MPs voted not to call on the Government to take action to end rough sleeping and tackle the root causes of rising homelessness starting by making 8,000 homes available for those with a history of rough sleeping, restoring funding for local housing allowance, and re-investing in local homelessness services, including £100m a year for emergency accommodation.

The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • notes with concern that the number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England has more than doubled since 2010 and that the number of homeless children in temporary accommodation has risen to 127,000;
  • further notes that the number of people dying homeless in England and Wales has risen to 726 people a year;
  • recognises that by contrast there was an unprecedented fall in homelessness under a Labour Government by 2010; and
  • calls on the Government to take action to end rough sleeping and tackle the root causes of rising homelessness starting by making 8,000 homes available for those with a history of rough sleeping, restoring funding for local housing allowance, and re-investing in local homelessness services, including £100m a year for emergency accommodation to save lives this winter.

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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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con310 (+2 tell) 0085.5%
DUP1 0012.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 166 (+2 tell)083.2%
LDem0 5045.5%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 36076.6%
Total:311 215082.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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