Roger Gale

Conservative MP for North Thanet

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VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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Roger Gale voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT

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 increasing the rate of VAT:

  • On 25 Jun 2019: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Roger Gale voted in favour of 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 18 Apr 2013: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Housing Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — House Building — Bankers' Bonus Tax — VAT on Work on Homes Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Roger Gale voted against measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; against a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; against reducing VAT; against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and against making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Roger Gale voted against creating jobs; a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; a VAT cut; a tax break for small firms taking on more workers and making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Roger Gale voted against reducing public transport fares, and against reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Roger Gale voted against a series of measures aimed at making energy bills more affordable, including extending benefits, reforming the energy market, reducing VAT on home improvements and reforming the Green Deal scheme. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Roger Gale voted against creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, against reducing VAT on home improvements and against tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Economic Growth and Employment Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Roger Gale voted against introducing a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; against making investment sooner; against reducing VAT, and against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2011: Roger Gale voted against creating more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, making planned investment sooner, reducing VAT and a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — No Increase in VAT Rate for Charities — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Require Impact Assessments Before VAT Increase — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2010: Roger Gale was absent for a vote on Emergency Budget — Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2008: Roger Gale voted yes on Reduction of VAT from 17.5% to 15% Show vote

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