“Chapter 5 — Tax on Profits of Companies

Bill Presented — Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:00 pm on 21st June 2011.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 302
    A majority of MPs voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to tax the profits of companies.

80L Tax on profits of companies

The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as set out in Schedule 7 to this Act a draft Order in Council which specifies as an additional devolved tax a tax charged on the profits of companies.”’.—(Stewart Hosie.)

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided:

Ayes 9, Noes 382.

Division number 302 Scotland Bill — Chapter 5 — Empower Scottish Parliament to Tax Company Profits

A majority of MPs voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to tax the profits of companies.

Aye: 9 MPs

No: 382 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 254 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.