Theresa May

Conservative MP for Maidenhead

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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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Theresa May voted a mixture of for and against 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: Theresa May voted not to delay shifting responsibility for determining if off-payroll working rules apply from an individual’s personal service company to their client (where the client isn't a small company). Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2020: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Proper Funding of Public Services — Tax Avoidance and Evasion Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Theresa May voted against requiring a plan to reverse the impact of austerity, tackle the climate and environmental emergency, and reshape the economy to work for everyone by clamping down on tax avoidance, tackling insecurity in work by extending full employment rights to all workers, ending in-work poverty, and introducing a real living wage. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Theresa May voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Theresa May voted against giving the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Theresa May voted against implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 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 1 Jul 2013: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — International Tax Transparency for Multi-National Companies 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

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