Finance Bill — New Clause 4 — Report on impact of raising tax rate applied to income over £150,000 from 45% to 50%. — 8 Apr 2014 at 17:15
Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park voted against requiring a report on the impact of raising the rate of tax applied to income over £150,000 from 45% to 50%.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on increasing the additional rate of income tax to 50%. At the time of the vote the additional rate was 45% and applied to income over £150,000
MPs were considering the Finance Bill. The text of the proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- ‘(1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall make arrangements for conducting a review of the impact of increasing the additional rate to 50%.
- (2) The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report of the review mentioned in subsection (1) before each House of Parliament within three months of the passing of this Act.’.
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||246 (+2 tell)||0||0||81.3%|
|SNP||0||3 (+2 tell)||0||83.3%|