Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 14 Apr 2003 at 21:59

Mr Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted with the majority (Aye).

Question accordingly agreed to.

Resolved,

(1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance.
(2) This Resolution does not extend to the making of any amendment with respect to value added tax so as to provide-

(a) for zero-rating or exempting a supply, acquisition or importation;

(b) for refunding an amount of tax;

(c) for any relief, other than a relief that-

(i) so far as it is applicable to goods, applies to goods of every description, and

(ii) so far as it is applicable to services, applies to services of every description.

Mr. Speaker then, pursuant to Standing Order No. 51(3)(Ways and Means Motions), put forthwith the Questions necessary to dispose of the further motions.

1. Rates of tobacco products duty

Resolved,

That-
(1) For the Table of rates of duty in Schedule 1 to the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979 there shall be substituted-
(2) This Resolution shall have effect as from 6 o'clock in the evening of 9th April 2003.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

2. Rate of duty on beer

Resolved,

That-
(1) In section 36(1AA)(a) of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979, for "£11.89" there shall be substituted "£12.22".
(2) This Resolution shall have effect as from midnight on 13th April 2003.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

3. Rates of duty on wine and made-wine

Resolved,

That-
(1) For Part 1 of the Table of rates of duty in Schedule 1 to the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 there shall be substituted-
Part 1Wine and made-wine of a strength not exceeding22 per cent
(2) This Resolution shall have effect as from midnight on 13th April 2003.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

4. Hydrocarbon oil duties (rates)

Resolved,

That provision may be made altering rates of excise duty under the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979.

5. Hydrocarbon oil duties (rates)

Resolved,

That provision may be made altering rates of excise duty under the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979.

6. Hydrocarbon oil duties (rebates)

Motion made, and Question put,

That-
(1) In section 11(1) of the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979-
(a) in paragraph (a), for "£0.0274" there shall be substituted "£0.0382",
(b)in paragraph (b), for "£0.0313" there shall be substituted "£0.0422", and
(c) in paragraph (ba), for "£0.0313" there shall be substituted "£0.0422".
(2) In section 14(1) of that Act, for "£0.0274" there shall be substituted "£0.0382".
(3) This Resolution shall have effect as from 6 o'clock in the evening of 9th April 2003.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

The House divided: Ayes 318, Noes 184.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 126 (+2 tell)078.5%
DUP0 1020.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Ind Con0 10100.0%
Lab319 (+2 tell) 0078.3%
LDem0 44083.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP0 60100.0%
Total:319 184078.7%

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MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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