Paul Flynn

Former Labour MP for Newport West

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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.

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Paul Flynn 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 19 Nov 2018: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 5 — Basic Rate Limit and Personal Allowance for 2019-20 and 2020-21 Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2018: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution 5 — Basic Rate Limit and Personal Allowance for Tax Year 2019-20 Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Paul Flynn 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 11 Apr 2016: Paul Flynn 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 22 Mar 2016: Paul Flynn 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 26 Oct 2015: Paul Flynn voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Paul Flynn voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Paul Flynn voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Paul Flynn voted against the the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Paul Flynn voted against the the March 2014 budget, against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, against capping welfare spending, against reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Paul Flynn 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 15 Apr 2013: Paul Flynn 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 25 Mar 2013: Paul Flynn 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 3 Jul 2012: Paul Flynn voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on March 2012 Budget Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Paul Flynn 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 26 Apr 2011: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn 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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