Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Eleanor Laing generally voted for measures to reduce tax avoidance

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.

Key votes about measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 1 Jul 2020: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Workers’ Services Provided Through Intermediaries — Responsibility for Determining if Off-Payroll Working Rules Apply Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2020: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Proper Funding of Public Services — Tax Avoidance and Evasion Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy and Jobs 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 18 Apr 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Schedule 19 — Multinational Enterprises — Publication of Country by Country Tax Strategy Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Bank of England and Financial Services Bill — Combating Abusive Tax Avoidance Arrangements Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Tax Avoidance and Evasion Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance 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 1 Jul 2013: Eleanor Laing voted against requiring a review of the potential for new internationally co-ordinated laws requiring greater transparency on how much tax multi-national companies pay to the UK and other countries. 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

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