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, 0 abstained, 48 absent.

Aye

Tellers: Shailesh Vara, Jeremy Wright

No

Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Chris Ruane

Abstained

None