Policy #1110: "Increase VAT"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #1110: "Increase VAT". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the VAT rate should be increased would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons17 Dec 2008Reduction of VAT from 17.5% to 15% minority (strong)
Commons28 Jun 2010Emergency Budget — Value Added Tax Majority (strong)
Commons6 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Majority (strong)
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — No Increase in VAT Rate for Charities — rejected Majority
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Require Impact Assessments Before VAT Increase — rejected Majority
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Increase in Value Added Tax Assessment of Impact on Pensioners abstain
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Assessment of Impact of VAT Increase on Mountain Rescue Services abstain
Commons13 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Majority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2010Finance Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Commons22 Jun 2011Opposition Day — The Economy Majority (strong)
Commons22 Jun 2011Opposition Day — The Economy abstain
Commons28 Jun 2011Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Majority (strong)
Commons28 Jun 2011Finance Bill — New Clause 10 — VAT abstain
Commons12 Oct 2011Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Majority
Commons9 Nov 2011Opposition Day — Bankers Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — Reducing VAT — Tax Incentive for Small Firms to Take on Extra Workers Majority
Commons23 Nov 2011Opposition Day — Economic Growth and Employment Majority
Commons14 Dec 2011Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Majority
Commons11 Jan 2012Opposition Day — Energy Prices Majority
Commons18 Apr 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — VAT on Hot Baked Goods — (Pasty Tax) abstain
Commons16 May 2012Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Majority
Commons17 May 2012Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner Majority
Commons17 May 2012Queens' Speech — Jobs — Banker's Bonus Tax — VAT Cut — Tax Incentive to Take on Workers — Sooner Infrastructure Investment Majority
Commons3 Jul 2012Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — Rate of VAT Majority (strong)
Commons3 Jul 2012Finance Bill — New Schedule 1 — Transitory Arrangements — VAT on Alterations To Certain Listed Buildings abstain
Commons5 Sep 2012Opposition Day — Housing Majority
Commons5 Sep 2012Opposition Day — House Building — Bankers' Bonus Tax — VAT on Work on Homes minority
Commons18 Apr 2013Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Majority (strong)
Commons25 Mar 2015Finance Bill — New Clause 1 — Report on Impact of Value Added Tax abstain
Commons14 Jul 2015Summer Budget 2015 minority
Commons21 Jul 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading minority
Commons21 Jul 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading minority
Commons26 Oct 2015Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading minority
Commons25 Jun 2019The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Majority
Commons11 Jan 2022Household Energy Bills: VAT Majority
Commons18 May 2022Programme for Government — Amendment from the Leader of the Liberal Democrats Majority (strong)

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