Votes: Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

On 8th November 2016, Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope moved “that this House regrets that the Government have not, in advance of the entry into force of the Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/909), made additional support available to those individuals affected by the benefit cap to find work.” The Bishops of Leeds, the Rt Reverend Nick Baines spoke in the debate on the motion and took part in the subsequent vote on it:

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

The House Divided:

Contents: 73 | Not Contents: 87 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Leeds voted Content

(via Parliament.uk)