Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources — 8 Sep 2015 at 19:45
The majority of MPs voted to apply the Climate Change Levy, a tax on energy delivered to non-domestic users, to electricity generated from renewable sources after 1 August 2015.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill:
The question agreed by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That the clause stand part of the Bill
The clause in question, which the majority of MPs supported remaining in the Bill, was Clause 45.
Clause 45 was titled "CCL: removal of exemption for electricity from renewable sources" and stated:
- In paragraph 19 of Schedule 6 to FA 2000 (climate change levy: exemption for electricity from renewable sources), in sub-paragraph (3), before paragraph (a) insert—
- “(za) it is generated before 1 August 2015,”.”
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||306 (+2 tell)||2||0||93.9%|
|Lab||0||178 (+2 tell)||0||77.6%|
|Nigel Adams||Selby and Ainsty||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||no|
|Tim Farron||Westmorland and Lonsdale||LDem (front bench)||aye|