Opposition Day — Business Rates — 4 Dec 2013 at 19:53
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.
The majority of MPs voted against action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.
The text of the rejected motion was:
- That this House
- recognises that the cost-of-living crisis is affecting businesses as well as families;
- notes that business rates have been rising and are due to increase further in April 2014, due to their link to the 3.2 per cent Retail Price Index increase in September 2013; and
- calls on the Government to take action to ease the burden of business rates on all sectors.
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||232 (+1 tell)||0||0||76.4%|
|Lab||0||213 (+2 tell)||0||83.3%|
|LDem||38 (+1 tell)||0||0||69.6%|