Finance Bill — Require Impact Assessments Before VAT Increase — rejected

Division number 19 in the House of Commons on 13 July 2010.

Edward Davey voted against delaying the increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% by a year from 4 January 2011 to the 4 January 2012 if a report on the effects of the VAT rise had not been completed.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

241 for, 321 against, 0 abstained, 84 absent.


Tellers: Lyn Brown, Kerry McCarthy


Tellers: James Duddridge, Norman Lamb