Social Security

Delegated Legislation – in the House of Commons at 5:39 pm on 29th March 2022.

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Votes in this debate

That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 March, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)

Division number 235 Delegated Legislation — Social Security

Aye: 266 MPs

No: 192 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Abstained: 1 MP

Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 268, Noes 195.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Photo of Stewart Hosie Stewart Hosie Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)

On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. I have just voted on the social security motion and ought not to have done so, as I chaired the Delegated Legislation Committee yesterday. I have voted in the Aye Lobby and the No Lobby to nullify the vote, but I owe you and the House an apology for that error of judgment.

Photo of Nigel Evans Nigel Evans Deputy Speaker (Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means)

I think we will accept the apology. We do not want another Division, do we? Thank you very much for your point of order and your forward notice of it.