Orders of the Day — New Clause 4 — Income tax rates — 1 Jul 2008 at 18:15

The Majority of MPs voted against a new clause from being added to the Finance Bill 2008.

Specifically, this clause would have required the Chancellor of the Exchequer to tell the Commons what measures were being taken, or were intended to be taken, to help those who would have a net increase in income tax payable as a result of the Act being passed. One of the most contentious issues concerned the abolition of the 10p starting rate for income tax. (See this article for more detail on this issue.)

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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
Con0 153 (+2 tell)080.7%
DUP0 1011.1%
Independent1 1040.0%
Independent Labour0 10100.0%
Lab302 (+2 tell) 0086.9%
LDem0 56088.9%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 4066.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
Total:304 220083.4%

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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