Finance Bill — Clause 82 — Reduction in Rate of Capital Gains Tax — 6 Sep 2016 at 14:00
The majority of MPs voted to reduce the rates of capital gains tax.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote stated:
- Amendment: 174, page 167, line 40, leave out clause 82
The clause in question provided for a reduction in the basic rate of capital gains tax (CGT) from 18% to 10%, and the 28% rate to 20%, on most gains made by individuals, trustees and personal representatives. It also extends the 10% rate of CGT for gains qualifying for entrepreneurs' relief to include investors' relief. 
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill
-  Clause 82 of the Finance Bill as at the time of the vote
-  Explanatory notes to the Finance Bill - Clause was numbered 72 in the version of the Bill the notes relate to.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||283 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.4%|
|Lab||0||178 (+2 tell)||0||77.9%|