23. Income Tax (Charge And Rates For 2003–04)

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – in the House of Commons at 10:52 pm on 14 April 2003.

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Motion made, and Question put,

That income tax shall be charged for the year 2003-04, and for that year—

(a) the starting rate shall be 10%;

(b) the basic rate shall be 22%;

(c) the higher rate shall be 40%.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

The House divided: Ayes 309, Noes 171.

Division number 168 Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 23. Income Tax (Charge And Rates For 2003–04)

Aye: 309 MPs

No: 171 MPs

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Question accordingly agreed to.