Finance Bill 2012 — New Clause 3 — Report on Impact of Changes to VAT — 18 Apr 2012 at 19:50
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted against requiring the chancellor to review the impact on jobs, living standards and businesses of any changes to the classes of goods and services on which VAT is not charged.
The majority of MPs voted not to require the chancellor to review the impact on jobs, living standards and businesses of any changes to the classes of goods and services on which VAT is not charged.
The proposed new clause which was rejected in this vote stated:
- No new Order shall be made under section 30(4) or 31(2) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 unless the Chancellor of the Exchequer has fully reviewed the impact of those changes on jobs, living standards and businesses and placed the review in the Library of the House of Commons
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||270 (+2 tell)||1||0||89.2%|
|Lab||0||228 (+2 tell)||0||89.5%|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||aye|