Finance Bill — New Clause 1 — Report on Impact of Value Added Tax — 25 Mar 2015 at 16:15

Anna Soubry MP, Broxtowe voted against requiring a report on the impact of Value Added Tax (VAT).

The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the impact of Value Added Tax (VAT).

MPs were considering the Finance Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote stated:

  • (1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall, within three months of the passing of this Act, publish a report on the impact of the increase in the standard rate of VAT which took effect from 4 January 2011.
  • (2) The report must estimate the impact of the increase in the standard rate of value added tax on—
  • (a) living standards;
  • (b) small businesses;
  • (c) the fairness of the taxation system; and
  • (d) economic growth.

The text of the defeated motion which was the subject of this vote was:

  • That the clause be read a Second time.

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con268 (+2 tell) 0089.1%
DUP1 1025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 218 (+2 tell)085.3%
LDem36 0064.3%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:305 231084.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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