New Clause 5 — Mansion tax

[1st Allocated Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:30 pm on 17th April 2013.

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Votes in this debate

‘The Chancellor shall review the possibility of bringing forward a mansion tax on properties worth over £2 million and publish a report, within six months of the passing of this Act, on how the revenue could be used to fund a tax cut for millions of people on middle and low incomes as part of a fair tax system.’.—(Chris Leslie.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

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

The Committee divided:

Ayes 234, Noes 304.

Division number 211 Finance Bill — New Clause 5 — Mansion tax

A majority of MPs voted against considering a mansion tax

Aye: 234 MPs

No: 304 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 107 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.