Finance Bill — New Clause 9 — Inheritance Tax Review — 26 Oct 2015 at 20:45
The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the inheritance tax regime.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- ‘(1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, within one year of a current budget surplus being achieved, undertake a comprehensive review of the inheritance tax regime, including, but not limited to, rates, thresholds and trusts.
- (2) The Chancellor of the Exchequer must as soon as is practicable lay a report of the review before both Houses of Parliament.’—
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill
-  Page of amendment paper containing rejected amendment (NC9)
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||311 (+2 tell)||0||0||94.8%|
|Lab||0||213 (+2 tell)||0||93.1%|