Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Taxation of Banks

There have been votes in Parliament on taxation of banks. The "banking levy" is one such tax: it is charged annually based on the amount a bank holds in assets,.

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Gordon Brown generally voted against higher taxes on banks

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 higher taxes on banks:

  • 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 25 Mar 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2013: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Free Child Care for Parents of 3-4 Year Olds 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

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