New Clause 18 — Tax credits

Scotland Bill (Programme) (No.2) – in the House of Commons at 9:47 pm on 9th November 2015.

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  • Division number 114
    A majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit.

“(1) In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998, Section F1 is amended as follows.

(2) In the Exceptions, after exception 9 (see section (Welfare foods) (2) above) insert—

“Exception 10

The subject-matter of the Tax Credits Act 2002.””—(Dr Eilidh Whiteford.)

This New Clause devolves to the Scottish Parliament the power to make provision for child tax credit, and working tax credit.

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided:

Ayes 56, Noes 477.

Division number 114 Scotland Bill — New Clause 18 — Giving the Scottish Parliament Powers Relating to Tax Credits

A majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit.

Aye: 56 MPs

No: 477 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 112 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.