Diabetes Prevention (Soft Drinks) — Clause 1 — Charge for 2012-13 and rates for 2012-13 and subsequent tax years — 18 Apr 2012 at 15:50
Owen Smith MP, Pontypridd voted in the minority (Aye).
Question accordingly negatived.
The Chair then put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83D).
Amendment proposed: 76, page 2, line 4, at end insert-
‘(1) The Treasury shall, within two months of Royal Assent of this Act, publish a report on the additional rate of income tax.
(2) This report shall make recommendations on-
(a) preventing the tax-avoidance measures employed by individuals to avoid making payments at the additional rate of income tax, and
(b) the impact upon Treasury revenue of setting the additional rate to-
(i) 50 per cent and
(ii) 45 per cent in the tax year 2013-14.’.-(Jonathan Edwards.)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The Committee divided:
Ayes 254, Noes 321.
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||277 (+1 tell)||0||0||90.8%|
|Lab||0||234 (+2 tell)||0||91.8%|
|LDem||44 (+1 tell)||0||0||78.9%|