Finance Bill — Clause 135 — Report on the Impact of the Climate Change Levy — 27 Jun 2016 at 20:15

The majority of MPs voted not to require a report on the impact of the Climate Change Levy in reducing carbon emissions.

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is a tax on energy delivered to non-domestic users in the United Kingdom. Its aim is to provide an incentive to increase energy efficiency and to reduce carbon emissions.[1]

MPs were considering the Finance Bill.[2]

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 183, page 189, line 13, at end add—
  • ‘(3) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall conduct a review of the impact of the Climate Change Levy in reducing carbon emissions within 12 months of the passing of this Act.
  • (4) The report shall have particular reference to—
  • (a) the removal of the exemption for electricity generated from renewable sources;
  • (b) the abolition of the Carbon Reduction Commitment; and
  • (c) reporting requirements by companies and public sector bodies for energy usage and carbon emissions.”

Had it not been rejected this amendment would have added the above sub-clauses to Clause 135 of the Bill.[3]


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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
Con298 (+2 tell) 0090.9%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab0 175 (+2 tell)076.6%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 48088.9%
UUP0 1050.0%
Total:303 237084.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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