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Clause 13 — Employment and support allowance: work-related activity component

Welfare Reform and Work Bill (Programme No. 3) – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 27th October 2015.

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  • Division number 96
    A majority of MPs voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance.

Amendment proposed: 56, page 14, line 15, leave out Clause 13—(Dr Eilidh Whiteford.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 287, Noes 315.

Division number 96 Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Clause 13 — Employment and Support Allowance: Work-Related Activity Component

A majority of MPs voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance.

Aye: 287 MPs

No: 315 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 43 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.