Clause 11 — Housing costs

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 1st February 2012.

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  • Division number 459
    A majority of MPs voted not to require the housing cost element of universal credit be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 2.—(Maria Miller.)

The House divided:

Ayes 310, Noes 268.

Division number 459 Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs

A majority of MPs voted not to require the housing cost element of universal credit be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom.

Aye: 311 MPs

No: 268 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 67 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 2 disagreed to.

Lords amendment 3 disagreed to.

Lords amendment 4 disagreed to .

Lords amendment 26 disagreed to.