Schedule 3 — Controlled Expenditure: Qualifying Expenses

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:30 pm on 22 January 2014.

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  • Division number 188
    A majority of MPs voted to include staff costs under the controls on spending by campaigners who are not candidates, or who are not putting up candidates, in general elections.

Motion made and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 108.—(Mr Lansley.)

The House divided:

Ayes 310, Noes 278.

Division number 188 Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Schedule 3 — Inclusion of Staff Costs in Controlled Expenditure

A majority of MPs voted to include staff costs under the controls on spending by campaigners who are not candidates, or who are not putting up candidates, in general elections.

Aye: 310 MPs

No: 276 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 59 MPs

Absent: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 108 disagreed to.

More than four hours having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings on consideration of Lords amendments, the proceedings were interrupted (Programme Order, this day).

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