Wales Bill — Clause 6 — Report on Benefits of Symmetry Between Scottish and Welsh Devolved Tax Systems — 6 May 2014 at 18:00
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against requiring the chancellor to review the benefits of similar devolved tax schemes in Wales and Scotland if further tax raising powers were to be devolved to those countries.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring the chancellor to review the benefits of having similar devolved tax schemes in Wales and Scotland if further tax raising powers were to be devolved to those countries.
MPs were considering the Wales Bill. The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment proposed: 40, page 7, line 13, at end insert—
- ‘(10) In the event that the power to add new devolved taxes under Section 116C, or the power to add new devolved taxes under Section 80B of the Scotland Act 1998 is used, the Chancellor of the Exchequer must undertake a review of the benefits of symmetry in the devolution of taxes between Wales and Scotland.’.
Had the amendment not been rejected the above text would have been added to clause 6 of the Bill.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Wales Bill
-  Clause 6 of the Wales Bill as at the time of the vote
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||233 (+2 tell)||0||0||77.3%|
|Lab||0||213 (+2 tell)||0||83.3%|