Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading — 11 Dec 2017 at 22:12

John Baron MP, Basildon and Billericay voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000.

The majority of MPs voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000.

MPs were considering the Finance Bill[1].

MPs were considering the question:

  • That the Bill be now read a Second time.

Key provisions in the Finance Bill which were supported by those voting for the motion included[1][2]:

  • Imposing income tax and corporation tax in 2018-19.
  • Keeping income tax rates at the 2017-18 levels for 2018-19
  • Eliminating stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of under £300,000 and reducing the duty for transactions of up to £500,000.
  • Excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy (an annual tax on banks calculated as a fraction of their total applicable liabilities and equities).

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Debate in Parliament |

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con303 (+2 tell) 0096.2%
DUP9 0090.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 227 (+2 tell)087.4%
LDem0 120100.0%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP0 26074.3%
Total:312 269091.3%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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