Cost of Living Increases — 24 Jan 2022 at 19:24

That this House notes there is a cost of living crisis hitting homes across the UK; regrets the UK Government’s current plan of reductions in certain benefits and tax rises coupled with rising costs of the UK leaving the EU; is concerned that the UK has the worst levels of poverty and inequality in north west Europe and the highest levels of in-work poverty this century; and calls on the Government to take immediate action with a package of measures to boost incomes and reverse rising poverty, including reinstating the £20 universal credit uplift, introducing a Real Living Wage of at least £10 an hour, introducing an energy payment for low income households, and matching the Scottish Government’s Scottish Child Payment for families across the UK.
“to clear the dead bodies away”?
“This time last year, the cheapest pasta in my local supermarket…was 29p for 500g. Today it’s 70p. That’s a 141% price increase as it hits the poorest and most vulnerable households.”
“rising costs of the UK leaving the EU”.
“a hard shutdown of the oil and gas sector”
“the price of food…will go down”.
“Inflation is the most powerful economic predictor of crime.”
“I am really shocked. I currently have a fixed 12 month tariff and pay £86.55 a month but from end of Jan 2022, they”-
“have proposed the following deals between £116 and £240 per month. I expected prices to rise and expected £200-300 more a year however based on their new tariffs I am looking at an extra £1000 to £2000 per year.”
“Our social security system is currently ill-suited to protect people from poverty”.

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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
Alba1 0050.0%
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con0 000.0%
Independent1 0016.7%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem12 0092.3%
PC0 0 (+2 tell)066.7%
SDLP1 0050.0%
SNP41 (+2 tell) 0095.6%
Total:57 009.7%

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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