9. Rates of Duty on Alcoholic Liquor — 28 Apr 2009 at 21:45
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (No).
Question put ,
(1) The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 is amended as follows.
(2) In section 5 (rate of duty on spirits), for "£21.35" substitute "£22.64".
(3) In section 36(lAA)(a) (standard rate of duty on beer), for "£14.96" substitute "£16.47".
(4) In section 62(1A) (rates of duty on cider)-
(a) in paragraph (a) (rate of duty per hectolitre in the case of sparkling cider of a strength exceeding 5.5 per cent), for "£188.10" substitute "£207.20",
(b) in paragraph (b) (rate of duty per hectolitre in the case of cider of a strength exceeding 7.5 per cent which is not sparkling cider), for "£43.37" substitute "£47.77", and
(c) in paragraph (c) (rate of duty per hectolitre in any other case), for "£28.90" substitute "£31.83".
(5) For the table in Schedule 1 substitute-
(6) The Alcoholic Liquor Duties (Surcharges) and Tobacco Products Duty Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/3026), so far as relating to excise duty on alcoholic liquors, and the Alcoholic Liquor (Surcharge on Spirits Duty) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/3062) are revoked.
(7) The amendments made by this Resolution come into force on 23 April 2009.
And it is 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 296, Noes 232.
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|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||164 (+1 tell)||0||85.5%|
|Lab||287 (+2 tell)||0||0||82.6%|
|LDem||0||55 (+1 tell)||0||88.9%|