Finance Bill — New Clause 19 — Report on Changes to Income Tax Personal Allowance — 19 Nov 2018 at 19:55
The majority of MPs voted against a report on changes to the amount of income someone can generally have before paying income tax.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Personal Allowance and stated:
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, no later than 5 April 2019, lay before the House of Commons an analysis of the distributional and other effects of a personal allowance in 2019-20 of £12,750.”
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:
- This new clause would require a distributional analysis of the effect of increasing the personal allowance to £12,750.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill, (Finance (No. 3) Bill 2017-19)
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||289 (+2 tell)||0||0||91.8%|
|SNP||0||31 (+2 tell)||0||94.3%|