Corporation Tax 2016-17 — 23 Mar 2015 at 21:39
The majority of MPs voted to charge corporation tax in the financial year 2016-17 with a main rate of 20%.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- (1) Corporation tax is charged for the financial year 2016.
- (2) For that year the main rate of corporation tax is 20%.
Paragraph 2.136 of the March 2015 budget documents states: "Corporation Tax rate – The government will legislate to set the rate of Corporation Tax at 20% for the financial year beginning on 1 April 2016. (Finance Bill 2015)
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|
|Con||283 (+1 tell)||0||0||93.7%|
|Lab||0||230 (+2 tell)||0||89.9%|
|LDem||44 (+1 tell)||0||0||80.4%|