Legal Services

Deferred Divisions – in the House of Commons at 7:39 pm on 13th March 2013.

Alert me about debates like this

Votes in this debate

  • Division number 182
    A majority of MPs voted to cap success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and to additionally set a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases.

That the Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 21 January, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 288, Noes 225.

Division number 182 Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013 — Caps on No-Win No-Fee Success Fees

A majority of MPs voted to cap success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and to additionally set a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases.

Aye: 288 MPs

No: 225 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 137 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.