Personal Allowance

Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:55 pm on 19th November 2018.

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  • Division number 261
    A majority of MPs voted against a report on changes to the amount of income someone can generally have before paying income tax.

“The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, no later than 5 April 2019, lay before the House of Commons an analysis of the distributional and other effects of a personal allowance in 2019-20 of £12,750.”—(Kirsty Blackman.)

This new clause would require a distributional analysis of the effect of increasing the personal allowance to £12,750.

Brought up.

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

The House divided:

Ayes 34, Noes 290.

Division number 261 Finance Bill — New Clause 19 — Report on Changes to Income Tax Personal Allowance

A majority of MPs voted against a report on changes to the amount of income someone can generally have before paying income tax.

Aye: 34 MPs

No: 290 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 322 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 68