Angela Eagle

MP, Wallasey

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Wallasey Labour

Reduce capital gains tax

Capital gains taxes should be reduced.

Angela Eagle almost always voted against reducing capital gains 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 reducing capital gains tax:

  • On 6 Jul 2010: Angela Eagle voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Angela Eagle voted against tax exemptions to encourage the use of the scheme where employers are permitted not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to those with employee shareholder status. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Angela Eagle voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Angela Eagle voted against cutting capital gains tax rates, against extending entrepreneurs relief discounts to external investors and against making other changes to capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on Procedure (Future Taxation) — Inclusion of Provisions Taking Effect in Future Years in the Finance Bill Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Angela Eagle voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against changing the way dividends are taxed, against cutting capital gains tax, and against reducing the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Angela Eagle voted against reducing the basic rate of capital gains tax by 8%. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Angela Eagle voted not to reduce the rates of capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Angela Eagle voted against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against changing the way dividends are taxed, against cutting capital gains tax, and against reducing the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote

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