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.

Ivan Lewis voted against capping proposed increases in working age benefits and tax credits at 1% potentially allowing them to rise by 2.2% in line with prices.

A majority of MPs disagreed and 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.

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

Aye

Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Graham Jones

No

Tellers: Mark Hunter, Anne Milton

Abstained

None