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Legal Aid and Advice

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 7:33 pm on 9th July 2014.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 33
    A majority of MPs voted for a residence test as an eligibility criteria for civil legal aid; subject to exceptions for refugees and those who have sought asylum.

That the draft Civil Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 31 March 2014, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 274, Noes 203.

Division number 33 Draft Civil Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014 — Residence Test for Legal Aid Eligibility

A majority of MPs voted for a residence test as an eligibility criteria for civil legal aid; subject to exceptions for refugees and those who have sought asylum.

Aye: 274 MPs

No: 203 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 173 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.