Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Income Tax Additional Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of income tax which applies to income over £150,000. This is the top income tax band known as the additional rate.

Photo: HM Treasury

Gordon Brown generally voted for increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000

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.

Key votes about increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000:

  • 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 23 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Income Tax 2015-16 Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2015: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy — Top Rate of Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Additional Rate of Income Tax 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 25 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget 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 28 Nov 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 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 26 Mar 2012: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 Show vote

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