Wales Bill — New Clause 6 — Tax on Carriage of Passengers by Air — 12 Sep 2016 at 21:00
Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly.
The majority of MPs voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly.
MPs were considering the Wales Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Tax on Carriage of Passengers by Air which began:
- “(1) In Part 4A of the Government of Wales Act 2006, after Chapter 4 insert—
- “Chapter 5
- 116O Tax on carriage of passengers by air
- (1) A tax charged on the carriage of passengers by air from airports in Wales is a devolved tax.
The rejected new clause was accompanied by an explanatory note saying:
- This new Clause would make air passenger duty a devolved tax in Wales, on the lines of section 17 of the Scotland Act 2016.
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||281 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.0%|
|SNP||0||23 (+2 tell)||0||46.3%|