Social Security

Deferred Divisions – in the House of Commons at 7:29 pm on 2nd March 2022.

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  • Division number 204
    A majority of MPs voted to increase thresholds relating to the payment of National Insurance by 3.1% in-line with inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index.
  • Division number 205
    A majority of MPs voted to increase the rates of various tax credits and benefits, including Child Benefit, Working Tax Credits and related payments, by 3.1% in line with inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index.

Division number 204 The Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2022

A majority of MPs voted to increase thresholds relating to the payment of National Insurance by 3.1% in-line with inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index.

Aye: 302 MPs

No: 1 MP

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 346 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

The House divided: Ayes 302, Noes 1.

Question accordingly agreed to.

That the draft Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

Division number 205 Draft Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022

A majority of MPs voted to increase the rates of various tax credits and benefits, including Child Benefit, Working Tax Credits and related payments, by 3.1% in line with inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index.

Aye: 303 MPs

No: 11 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 335 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 303, Noes 11.

Question accordingly agreed to.