Parliamentary Pensions

– in the House of Commons at 4:24 pm on 5th July 2001.

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Amendment proposed: (a), at end to add—

"And that this House further endorses the recommendation of the Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund that the accrual rate be increased to 1/40th and that the additional cost be borne by the Exchequer".—[Mr. Butterfill.]

The House divided: Ayes 215, Noes 172.

Division number 14

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Amendment proposed: (b), at end to add—

"And that this House believes that survivors' benefits could apply to unmarried partners as well as spouses"—[Dr. Harris.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 289, Noes 33.

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Main Question, as amended, agreed to.