Social Security

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 7:31 pm on 21st November 2012.

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  • Division number 103
    A majority of MPs voted to cap the total amount of welfare benefits an individual can claim from April 2013 at £350 for a single person and £500 for couple per week.

That this draft Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 283, Noes 203.

Division number 103 Draft Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012 — Individual Benefits Cap

A majority of MPs voted to cap the total amount of welfare benefits an individual can claim from April 2013 at £350 for a single person and £500 for couple per week.

Aye: 283 MPs

No: 203 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 161 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.