13. Fuel Duties (Rates and Rebates from Spring 2009) — 28 Apr 2009 at 21:45

Question put,


(1) The Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 6(1 A) (main rates)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (unleaded petrol), for "£0.5235" substitute "£0.5419",

(b) in paragraph (aa) (aviation gasoline), for "£0.3103" substitute "£0.3334",

(c) in paragraph (b) (light oil other than unleaded petrol or aviation gasoline), for "£0.6207" substitute "£0.6391", and

(d) in paragraph (c) (heavy oil), for "£0.5235" substitute "£0.5419".

(3) In section 6AA(3) (rate of duty on biodiesel), for "£0.3235" substitute "£0.3419".

(4) In section 6AD(3) (rate of duty on bioethanol), for "£0.3235" substitute "£0.3419".

(5) In section 8(3) (road fuel gas)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (natural road fuel gas), for "£0.1660" substitute "£0.1926", and

(b) in paragraph (b) (other road fuel gas), for "£0.2077" substitute "£0.2482".

(6) In section 11(1) (rebate on heavy oil)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (fuel oil), for "£0.0966" substitute "£0.1", and

(b) in paragraph (b) (gas oil), for "£0.1007" substitute "£0.1042".

(7) In section 14(1) (rebate on light oil for use as furnace fuel), for "£0.0966" substitute "£0.1".

(8) In section 14A(2) (rebate on certain biodiesel), for "£0.1007" substitute "£0.1042".

(9) The amendments made by paragraph (2)(b) and (c) come into force on 1 May 2009.

(10) The other amendments made by this Resolution are treated as having come into force on 1 April 2009.

And it is 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 333, Noes 183.

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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.

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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 160 (+1 tell)083.4%
DUP0 6066.7%
Independent0 4066.7%
Lab296 (+2 tell) 0085.1%
LDem37 2061.9%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 5 (+1 tell)085.7%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:333 183081.9%

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Alan ReidArgyll and ButeLDem (front bench)no
Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDem (front bench)no

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