Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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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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Eleanor Laing generally voted for 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: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2018: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on March 2016 Budget Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Summer Budget 2015 Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Eleanor Laing voted to introduce 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: Eleanor Laing voted to introduce 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: Eleanor Laing voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving 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: Eleanor Laing voted to raise the basic income tax free allowance, cut corporation tax, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Eleanor Laing voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Eleanor Laing voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of 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: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of the 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: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of the 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: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of the 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: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of 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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