Clause 7 - Veteran conditions

National Insurance Contributions Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 1st March 2022.

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  • Division number 203
    A majority of MPs voted not to empower ministers to extend the period during which employers of someone who has left the armed forces benefit from a reduction in national insurance payable in connection with that person's employment.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 4.—(Lucy Frazer.)

Division number 203 National Insurance Contributions Bill — Clause 7 — Veteran Conditions

A majority of MPs voted not to empower ministers to extend the period during which employers of someone who has left the armed forces benefit from a reduction in national insurance payable in connection with that person's employment.

Aye: 297 MPs

No: 195 MPs

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Absent: 153 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 298, Noes 199.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendments 1, 3 and 5 to 12 agreed to, with Commons financial privileges waived in respect of Lords amendments 1, 3 and 5 to 12.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to their amendments 2 and 4;

That Lucy Frazer, Alan Mak, Rob Butler, Claire Coutinho, James Murray, Liz Twist and Richard Thomson be members of the Committee;

That Lucy Frazer be the Chair of the Committee;

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(Michael Tomlinson.)

Question agreed to.

Committee to withdraw immediately; reasons to be reported and communicated to the Lords.