Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner

Division number 2 in the House of Commons on 17 May 2012.

Lord Darling of Roulanish voted for measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; for a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; to reduce VAT; for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and to make infrastructure investment sooner.

A majority of MPs disagreed and voted against measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; against a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; against reducing VAT; against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and against making infrastructure investment sooner.

213 for, 312 against, 0 abstained, 121 absent.

Aye

Tellers: Nicholas Dakin, Mark Hendrick

No

Tellers: Brooks Newmark, Bill Wiggin

Absent

Abstained

None