Scotland Bill — New Clause 54 — Devolution of Power Over Income Tax in Scotland — 29 Jun 2015 at 22:13
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland.
The majority of MPs voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Taxes on income and stated:
- In Section A1 in Part 2 of Schedule 5 (fiscal, economic and monetary policy) to the 1998 Act, in the Exceptions, after the entry for local taxes insert ‘Taxes on income’"
An explanatory note accompanying the amendment stated:
- This new clause is intended to devolve income tax completely to Scotland
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||305 (+2 tell)||0||0||93.0%|
|PC||0||0 (+2 tell)||0||66.7%|