Finance Bill — 23 Apr 2001
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move amendment No. 9, in page 12, line 31, at end insert--
'(4A) The first 250,000 tonnes of taxable output per taxable person in each accounting period shall be exempt from the levy; and for the purposes of this subsection, where a taxable person carries on business in partnership, that partnership shall be the taxable person for the purposes of the exemption.'.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
It being Seven o'clock, The Temporary Chairman, pursuant to Orders [7 November and 9 April], put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.
The Committee divided: Ayes 286, Noes 126.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||109 (+2 tell)||0||69.8%|
|Lab||268 (+2 tell)||0||0||64.7%|
|Alan Beith||Berwick-upon-Tweed||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Colin Breed||South East Cornwall||LDem||no|
|Mr John Burnett||Torridge and West Devon||LDem||no|
|David Heath||Somerton and Frome||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Mr Archy Kirkwood||Roxburgh and Berwickshire||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Mrs Ray Michie||Argyll and Bute||LDem||no|
|Robert Smith||West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Mr Paul Tyler||North Cornwall||LDem (front bench)||no|