Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Jeremy Corbyn voted a mixture of for and against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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 measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 25 Mar 2013: Jeremy Corbyn voted against the proposed budget for 2013-14 which proposed raising £612bn and spending £720bn; continuing to reduce corporation tax, introducing a scheme to help people buy homes worth up to £600,000 and to increase the personal income tax allowance for those of working age. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Jeremy Corbyn voted against introducing a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — International Tax Transparency for Multi-National Companies Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Jeremy Corbyn voted against introducing a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jeremy Corbyn voted in favour of introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and in favour of other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Jeremy Corbyn voted for implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Jeremy Corbyn voted to give the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Jeremy Corbyn voted to require multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Second Reading Show vote

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