Housing Benefit — Penalty for Excess Bedrooms — Removal of Unintended Exemption

Division number 214 in the House of Commons on 26 February 2014.

Lord Lansley voted to remove an exemption from housing benefit penalties due to being deemed to have excess bedrooms which applied to those who've continuously received the benefit in the same property since before 1 January 1996.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

253 for, 304 against, 0 abstained, 89 absent.


Tellers: Tom Blenkinsop, Seema Malhotra


Tellers: Mark Hunter, Claire Perry