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Welfare Reform Bill — Clause 11 — Housing costs

Division number 459 in the House of Commons on 1 February 2012.

Lord Lansley voted not to require the housing cost element of universal credit be sufficient to cover the actual cost of housing for social tenants in cases where no offer of alternative accommodation has been made and the household has no more than one spare bedroom.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

311 for, 268 against, 0 abstained, 67 absent.


Tellers: Mark Hunter, Jeremy Wright


Tellers: Yvonne Fovargue, Susan Elan Jones