Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax — 13 Jul 2010 at 22:15
The majority of MPs voted in favour of an increase in Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011.
The vote was on if Clause 3 of the Finance Bill ought remain part of the Bill.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||274 (+1 tell)||0||0||89.9%|
|Lab||0||227 (+2 tell)||0||88.8%|
|LDem||46 (+1 tell)||1||1||86.0%|
|Bob Russell||Colchester||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||both|