Gerald Kaufman

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

Photo: Wendy Brolga

Gerald Kaufman generally voted against higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

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 alcoholic drinks:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman 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 18 Apr 2013: Gerald Kaufman voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Gerald Kaufman 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 26 Mar 2012: Gerald Kaufman voted against the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Gerald Kaufman voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Budget Resolutions — 10. Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Gerald Kaufman voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

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