The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 — 25 Jun 2019 at 14:39
The majority of MPs voted to exclude wind and water turbines from a special reduced rate of VAT applying to the supply and installation of energy-saving materials in residential accommodation.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 958), dated 21 May 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 May, be approved.
The changes were proposed following a European Court of Justice judgment which found the United Kingdom was in breach of Article 98 *and the linked Annex III) of the European Union VAT directive which sets out when reduced rates of VAT may be applied.
-  Explanatory memorandum to the Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 958), dated 21 May 2019, Legislation.gov.uk
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||238 (+2 tell)||2||1||77.6%|
|Lab||0||162 (+2 tell)||0||66.1%|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||no|
|William Wragg||Hazel Grove||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||both|