Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax — 13 Jul 2010 at 20:15

Charles Hendry MP, Wealden voted to increase Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% as of the 4th of January 2011.

The majority of MPs voted to increase Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% as of the 4th of January 2011.

The amendment voted on was proposed by Stewart Hosie, Scottish National Party MP for Dundee East. His amendment stated:

  • I beg to move amendment 13, in page 2, line 7, leave out subsection (1).

The subsection he was seeking to be removed from the Bill stated:

  • In section 2(1) of VATA 1994 (rate of VAT), for “17.5 per cent” substitute “20 per cent”.

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Debate in Parliament | 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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con271 (+2 tell) 0089.2%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 501.9%
LDem44 0178.9%
PC0 2 (+1 tell)0100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 5 (+1 tell)0100.0%
Total:315 20153.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Bob RussellColchesterLDemboth

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