21. Climate Change Levy: Removal of Exemption for Electricity from Renewable Sources

– in the House of Commons at 6:50 pm on 14th July 2015.

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  • Division number 47
    A majority of MPs voted to apply the tax on non-domestic electricity supplies known as the climate change levy to electricity generated from renewable sources.

Question put,

That in paragraph 19 of Schedule 6 to the Finance Act 2000 (climate change levy: exemption for electricity from renewable sources), in sub-paragraph (3), before paragraph (a) insert—

“(za) it is generated before 1 August 2015;”.

And it is 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 325, Noes 77.

Division number 47 Summer Budget 2015 Resolution 21 — Application of Climate Change Levy to Electricity from Renewable Sources

A majority of MPs voted to apply the tax on non-domestic electricity supplies known as the climate change levy to electricity generated from renewable sources.

Aye: 325 MPs

No: 77 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 244 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.