Theresa May

The Prime Minister

Conservative MP for Maidenhead

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Income Tax Additional Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of income tax which applies to income over £150,000. This is the top income tax band known as the additional rate.

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Theresa May generally voted against increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000

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 tax rate applied to income over £150,000:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Theresa May voted to approve 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 23 Mar 2015: Theresa May voted to charge income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and to set the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2015: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy — Top Rate of Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Additional Rate of Income Tax Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Theresa May 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: Theresa May was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2012: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Reduction in Income Tax Rate Applying to Income Over £150,000 Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Theresa May 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 26 Mar 2012: Theresa May voted to indicate support for a reduction in the additional rate of income tax, which applies to income over £150k, from 50% to 45%. Show vote

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