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Department for Work and Pensions

Supplementary Estimate 2018-19 – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 26th February 2019.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 338
    A majority of MPs voted to provide the Department for Work and Pensions with an additional £2.3bn (~1.3% of the departmental budget).

Question put,

That, for the year ending with 31 March 2019, for expenditure by the Department for Work and Pensions:

(1) further resources, not exceeding £880,517,000 be authorised for use for current purposes as set out in HC 1966,

(2) further resources, not exceeding £170,914,000 be authorised for use for capital purposes as so set out, and

(3) a further sum, not exceeding £1,334,611,000 be granted to Her Majesty to be issued by the Treasury out of the Consolidated Fund and applied for expenditure on the use of resources authorised by Parliament.

The House divided:

Ayes 294, Noes 52.

Division number 338 Supplementary Estimate 2018-19 — Department for Work and Pensions

A majority of MPs voted to provide the Department for Work and Pensions with an additional £2.3bn (~1.3% of the departmental budget).

Aye: 294 MPs

No: 52 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 299 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

The Deputy Speaker then put the Questions on the outstanding Estimates (Standing Order No.55).