Finance Bill — Clause 183 — Air passenger duty: rates of duty from 1 April 2013 — 18 Apr 2013 at 17:15
The majority of MPs voted to increase the rate of Air Passenger Duty from 1 April 2013. The lowest level of duty rose from £65 to £67 and the highest from £184 to £188.
The vote took place while MPs were debating the Finance Bill, the vote was on if Clause 183 should "stand part" of the Bill. This clause contained amendments to Section 30 of the Finance Act 1994 where the rates of Air Passenger Duty are set.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill (now the Finance Act 2013)
-  Finance Bill as introduced 28 March 2013
-  Clause 183 of the Finance Bill as introduced 28 March 2013
-  Section 30 of the Finance Act 1994
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||211 (+1 tell)||0||0||69.5%|
|LDem||26 (+1 tell)||0||0||47.4%|
|PC||0||1 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|