Finance Bill — Stamp duty on conveyance or transfer on sale — 28 Apr 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Clause 28 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment No. 3, in clause 99, page 71, line 5, at end insert--
'(4A) This section shall not apply to properties which are subject to uniform business rate'.
In fact, the increases had far less to do with stability in the housing market than with increasing tax revenue.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 126, Noes 308.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||120 (+2 tell)||0||75.3%|
|Lab||281 (+2 tell)||0||0||68.2%|