Finance Bill — Report on Impact of Fuel Duty Changes — 3 May 2011 at 24:00
The majority of MPs voted not to require a report on the impact of changes to fuel duties.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill 2011. The text of the rejected amendment was:
- amendment 7, page 12, line 36, at end add—
- ‘(8) The Chancellor shall publish, within 3 months of the passing of this Act, an assessment of the impact of taxation on fuel prices.’
The amendment would have taken effect on clause 19 of the Finance Bill; a clause titled "Fuel duties: rates of duty and rebates from 23 March 2011" which set out proposed changes to the rates of fuel duty.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill 2011 (Now the Finance Act 2011)
-  Clause 19 of the Finance Bill 2011 on which the amendment would have taken effect
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||243 (+2 tell)||0||0||80.1%|
|Lab||0||112 (+2 tell)||0||44.4%|