Finance Bill — Third Reading — 20 Jul 2010 at 19:10
Frank Doran MP, Aberdeen North voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill.
The majority of MPs voted to approve the third reading of the Finance Bill ie. for it to be passed by the House of Commons.
The Bill contained provisions intended to enact the changes to the tax and benefits system which had been announced in the coalition's emergency budget. Including an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20%.
-  Finance Bill 2010-11
-  George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, House of Commons Emergency Budget Speech 22 June 2010.
-  June 2010 Budget Documents
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||278 (+1 tell)||0||0||91.2%|
|Lab||0||225 (+2 tell)||0||88.0%|
|LDem||44 (+1 tell)||0||0||78.9%|