Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Period of Entitlement to Contributory Employment and Support Allowance

Division number 455 in the House of Commons on 1 February 2012.

Ivan Lewis voted to increase the time people can receive contribution based ESA from one year to at least 730 days.

A majority of MPs disagreed and voted not to increase the time people can receive contribution based ESA from one year to at least 730 days.

332 for, 266 against, 48 absent.

Aye

Tellers: Shailesh Vara, Jeremy Wright

No

Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Chris Ruane