Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

Photo: HM Treasury

Gordon Brown generally voted against raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Gordon Brown voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, and against giving a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well against other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Gordon Brown voted against the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Gordon Brown voted against measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threashold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Gordon Brown voted against measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Gordon Brown voted against the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote

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