Finance Bill — Assessment of Impact of VAT Increase on Mountain Rescue Services — 13 Jul 2010 at 22:15
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against requiring a report into the effect of a proposed VAT rise on mountain rescue services.
The majority of MPs voted against a provision requiring the production and publication of a report into the effect of a proposed VAT rise on mountain rescue services being included in the Finance Bill.
- (6) The Treasury shall prepare a report into the impact of the rise provided for by subsection (1) on mountain rescue services in the United Kingdom and lay it before the House of Commons.'
The Finance Bill included provisions to increase the VAT rate from 17.5% to 20% as of the 4th of January 2011.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||273 (+2 tell)||0||0||89.6%|
|Lab||0||228 (+2 tell)||0||89.1%|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||both|