Divisions – Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

On the 13th July 2015, the Bishop of Portsmouth took part in a division on the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

He voted ‘Content’ to the motion put by Baroness Sherlock, which was agreed following a division of the House. You can read his speech on the amendment, here.


That this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Social Security Advisory Committee’s Report of June 2015, to delay the enactment of the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 until Universal Credit is fully rolled out (SI 2015/1362).

Relevant document: 3rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Baroness Sherlock: My Lords, in the absence of suitable reassurances from the Minister, I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Division on Baroness Sherlock’s Motion

Contents: 135 | Not Contents: 124 | Result: Government Defeat

(Via Parliament.UK)