Schedule 1 — Universal credit: supplementary regulation-making powers

Welfare Reform Bill (Programme) (No. 2) – in the House of Commons at 10:00 pm on 13th June 2011.

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  • Division number 290
    A majority of MPs voted against an attempt to require people’s actual income from self employment be used to assess their eligibility for Universal Credit.

Amendment proposed: 27, page 103, line 1, after ‘income,’, insert—

(ba) a person’s earned income from self-employment,’.—(Stephen Timms.)

The House divided:

Ayes 213, Noes 304.

Division number 290 Welfare Reform Bill — Schedule 1 — Universal credit — Income from Self Employment

A majority of MPs voted against an attempt to require people’s actual income from self employment be used to assess their eligibility for Universal Credit.

Aye: 212 MPs

No: 304 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 129 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

The Speaker then put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83E).