Members who voted for the Welfare Reform Bill

Information Standards Freedom of Information Response

Our Ref: FOI 13-19

30th April 2019

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request of 26 April 2019 for the following information:

"I was looking to find what MLAs voted for the Welfare Reform Bill. Looking to find the ayes and noes please in 2016."

Under the legislation the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission is not required to provide information that is already available in a form accessible by the public.

Please find attached a link to the voting stages and the outcomes of the stages and amendments to the Welfare Reform Bill NIA 13/11-15.

Also included is a link to the debate on a Legislative Consent Motion (LCM) on the Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Bill which took place on 18th November 2015 and a list of the Members who voted "Aye" and "No" is available on page 69 of the latter document. For ease of reference I have also attached a paginated copy of this document.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely


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