Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 12 Income tax (charge and rates for 2001-02) — 13 Mar 2001
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Motion made, and Question put,
That income tax shall be charged for the year 2001-02, and for that year-- (a) the starting rate shall be 10 per cent.; (b) the basic rate shall be 22 per cent.; and (c) the higher rate shall be 40 per cent.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.
The House divided: Ayes 326, Noes 41.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||314 (+2 tell)||0||0||75.8%|
|LDem||0||41 (+2 tell)||0||91.5%|