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New Clause 10 — Vat

– in the House of Commons at 1:22 am on 28th June 2011.

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  • Division number 309
    A majority of MPs voted to reject a proposal to assess the impact of the rate of VAT on the UK's economic growth.

‘The Treasury shall, within three months of the passing of this Act, report to Parliament its assessment of the impact of the rate of VAT on UK economic growth.’—(Mr Hanson.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 159, Noes 295.

Division number 309 Finance Bill — New Clause 10 — VAT

A majority of MPs voted to reject a proposal to assess the impact of the rate of VAT on the UK's economic growth.

Aye: 159 MPs

No: 295 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 191 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

Ordered, That further consideration be now adjourned. —(Mr Francois.)

Bill to be further considered tomorrow.