Finance Bill — New Clause 7 — VAT on Sanitary Protection Products — 26 Oct 2015 at 21:13

Kevan Jones MP, North Durham voted to require a statement, and report, on the Chancellor's strategy to negotiate with the EU to exempt sanitary protection products from VAT.

The majority of MPs voted against requiring a statement, and report, on the Chancellor's strategy to negotiate with the EU to exempt sanitary protection products from VAT.

MPs were considering the Finance Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled .

  • (1) Within three months of the passing of this Act, the Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay before both Houses of Parliament a statement on his strategy to negotiate with the European Union institutions an exemption from value added tax for women’s sanitary protection products.
  • (2) A Minister of the Crown must lay before Parliament a report on progress at achieving an exemption from value added tax for women’s sanitary protection products within European Union law by 1 April 2016.”

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con303 (+2 tell) 3093.3%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 20100.0%
Lab0 213 (+2 tell)093.1%
LDem0 6075.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 51092.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:305 287092.5%

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
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)aye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)aye

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