Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits — 21 Jun 2011 at 22:00
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to tax the profits of companies.
The majority of MPs voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to tax the profits of companies.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- ‘In Part 4A of the 1998 Act (as inserted by section 24), after Chapter 4 (inserted by section 30) insert—
- 80L Tax on profits of companies
- The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as set out in Schedule 7 to this Act a draft Order in Council which specifies as an additional devolved tax a tax charged on the profits of companies.”’.
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||262 (+1 tell)||0||0||85.9%|
|LDem||43 (+1 tell)||0||0||77.2%|
|PC||0||0 (+2 tell)||0||66.7%|