Finance Bill — Application of Climate Change Levy Tax to Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources — 8 Sep 2015 at 19:45

John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted to apply the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources.

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[1]:

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,”.”

MPs held a previous vote on this subject on the 14th of July 2015

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con306 (+2 tell) 2093.9%
DUP3 3075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 178 (+2 tell)077.6%
LDem1 2037.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 51091.1%
UUP0 20100.0%
Total:310 245086.8%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Nigel AdamsSelby and AinstyCon (front bench)no
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)no
Tim FarronWestmorland and LonsdaleLDem (front bench)aye

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