Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 51 — Employment and Support Allowance for Those With Cancer

Division number 456 in the House of Commons on 1 February 2012.

Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to allow those with a cancer diagnosis or undergoing cancer treatment to continue to receive contribution based Employment and Support Allowance after the usual 365 day limit is reached.

A majority of MPs disagreed and voted not to make an exception for those with a cancer diagnosis or undergoing cancer treatment from the 365 day limit on receiving contribution based Employment and Support Allowance.

328 for, 265 against, 0 abstained, 53 absent.

Aye

Tellers: Mark Hunter, Shailesh Vara

No

Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Chris Ruane

Abstained

None