Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Decline Second Reading — Capping Increase of Specified Benefits at 1%

Division number 128 in the House of Commons on 8 January 2013.

Lord Lansley voted in favour of capping any increase in working age benefits and tax credits at 1% rather than potentially allowing them to rise by 2.2% in line with prices.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

262 for, 328 against, 0 abstained, 55 absent.


Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Graham Jones


Tellers: Mark Hunter, Anne Milton