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

Division number 138 in the House of Commons on 21 January 2013.

Lord Lansley voted to cap any increase in specified benefits payments and tax credits at 1% rather than allow them to increase by 2.2% in line with prices.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

305 for, 247 against, 0 abstained, 93 absent.


Tellers: Mark Hunter, Jo Johnson


Tellers: Jon Ashworth, Julie Hilling