Opposition Day — Tax Fairness — Tax on Properties Worth over £2m to Fund Tax Cut for Those on Middle and Low Incomes — 12 Mar 2013 at 15:45
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against a tax on properties worth over £2 million to fund a tax cut for those on middle and low incomes.
The majority of MPs voted against a tax on properties worth over £2 million to fund a tax cut for those on middle and low incomes.
The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That this House
- believes that a mansion tax on properties worth over £2 million, to fund a tax cut for millions of people on middle and low incomes, should be part of a fair tax system; and
- calls on the Government to bring forward proposals for such a tax at the earliest opportunity.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||256 (+1 tell)||0||0||84.3%|
|Lab||0||233 (+2 tell)||0||91.1%|
|LDem||48 (+1 tell)||0||0||86.0%|