Reducing Costs for Businesses — 11 Jan 2022 at 18:55

The majority of MPs voted for business rates reform, for allowing businesses flexibility on Government loans and for a contingency fund to support businesses with high energy costs.

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

  • That this House
  • recognises the strain that businesses are under following a difficult Christmas period and two years of disruption during the covid-19 outbreak;
  • notes challenges are more severe in some sectors;
  • regrets that businesses are struggling with increasing energy costs, high inflation, low growth and higher taxes as a result of the Government’s long-term failures and lack of adequate support; and therefore
  • calls on the Government to reform business rates, to alleviate the debt burden by allowing businesses flexibility on Government loans and to implement a contingency fund to support businesses with high energy costs.

Debate in Parliament |

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
Con1 000.3%
DUP6 0075.0%
Independent4 0080.0%
Lab161 (+2 tell) 0 (+2 tell)083.3%
LDem12 0092.3%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP2 00100.0%
SNP32 0071.1%
Total:220 0035.2%

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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Lilian GreenwoodNottingham SouthLab (minister)tellno
Mark TamiAlyn and DeesideLab (minister)tellno

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