Finance (No.2) Bill — New Clause 3 — Bank taxation — 8 Nov 2010 at 18:45

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield did not vote.

The majority of MPs rejected a proposal to order a report examining the level of taxation on the banking and financial services industry.

The rejected proposal was made while MPs were debating the second Finance Bill of the Parliament, titled the "Finance (No.2) Bill"[1][2].

Labour MP Chris Leslie introduced a new Clause 2 to be added to the bill saying[3]:

  • The Treasury shall publish a report before the 2011 Budget examining the level of taxation on the banking and financial services industry

Mr Leslie explained his intent in proposing the new clause; as he introduced it he said[3]:

Note: Due to a problem with the division bells extra time was given for this vote.

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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
Con257 (+1 tell) 0084.3%
DUP0 1012.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 203 (+2 tell)079.8%
LDem49 (+1 tell) 0087.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:306 213082.0%

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