Finance (No. 2) Bill — New Clause 10 — Review of Retrospective VAT Refunds for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority — 21 Feb 2018 at 19:17

Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park voted against a review into allowing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority to claim retrospective VAT refunds.

The majority of MPs voted against a review into allowing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority to claim retrospective VAT refunds.

MPs were considering the Finance Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Review of retrospective VAT refunds for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority and stated:

  • (1) Within one month of this Act receiving Royal Assent, the Chancellor of the Exchequer shall commission a review of the potential consequences of allowing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority to claim VAT refunds under section 33 of VATA 1994 retrospective to the date of their establishment.
  • (2) The review shall consider—
  • (a) the administrative consequences of allowing retrospective claims, and
  • (b) the impact on revenue of allowing retrospective claims.
  • (3) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay the report of this review before the House of Commons within six months of this Act receiving Royal Assent.”

The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:

  • This new clause would require the Chancellor of the Exchequer to commission a review into what the potential consequences of allowing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority to make retrospective claims for VAT refunds would be

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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
Con296 (+2 tell) 0094.0%
DUP9 0090.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 217083.1%
LDem0 108.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 28 (+2 tell)085.7%
Total:305 252087.4%

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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