Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 23. Income Tax (Charge And Rates For 2003–04) — 14 Apr 2003 at 22:52
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
Motion made, and Question put,
That income tax shall be charged for the year 2003-04, and for that year-
(a) the starting rate shall be 10%;
(b) the basic rate shall be 22%;
(c) the higher rate shall be 40%.
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 309, Noes 171.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||121 (+1 tell)||0||74.8%|
|Lab||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||73.9%|
|LDem||0||42 (+1 tell)||0||81.1%|