Finance Bill — Clause 1 — Report on Effect of Setting Additional Rate of Income Tax at 50 Percent — 25 Mar 2015 at 17:30
Kevan Jones MP, North Durham voted to require a report on the effect of setting the additional rate of income tax at 50 per cent.
The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the effect of setting the additional rate of income tax at 50 per cent.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill.
The proposed amendment rejected in this vote was:
- amendment 1, page 2, line 1, at end insert—
- “(3) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall, within three months of the passing of this Act, publish a report on the impact of setting the additional rate of income tax at 50 per cent.
- (4) The report must estimate the impact of setting the additional rate for 2015-16 at 45 per cent and at 50 per cent on the amount of income tax currently paid by someone with a taxable income of—
- (a) £150,000 per year; and
- (b) £1,000,000 per year.”
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||271 (+2 tell)||0||0||90.1%|
|Lab||0||217 (+2 tell)||0||84.9%|