Welfare Cap — 10 Jan 2022 at 21:44

The motion approved by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

"The welfare cap is a self-imposed limit on the amount that the government of the United Kingdom can spend on certain social security benefits and tax credits."[1] (Source: Wikipedia)

The welfare cap was specified in the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 at £127.5 billion for 2021-2 rising to £141.1 billion for 2024.[2]

The cap was "reset" and increase in-line with forecast spending in this vote.[3]


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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alba0 1050.0%
Con302 (+2 tell) 0084.0%
DUP0 4050.0%
Independent0 3060.0%
Lab0 1317.1%
LDem0 000.0%
SNP0 32 (+2 tell)075.6%
Total:302 53156.9%

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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Kate HollernBlackburnLab (minister)both

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