Finance Bill — New Clause 1 — VAT Treatment of the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service — 26 Oct 2015 at 21:13
The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the VAT treatment of the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled VAT treatment of the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and stated:
- (1) The Treasury shall, within six months of the passing of this Act, publish and lay before the House of Commons a report on the VAT treatment of the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
- (2) The report must include (but need not be limited to) an analysis of the impact on the financial position of Police Scotland and by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service arising from their VAT treatment and an estimate of the change to their financial position were they eligible for a refund of VAT under section 33 of the VAT Act 1994.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill
-  Page of amendment paper containing rejected amendment (NC1)
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%|
|SNP||0||50 (+2 tell)||0||94.5%|