Jim Murphy

Former MP, East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Labour

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25 Mar 2015

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy 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 25 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 1 — Report on Effect of Setting Additional Rate of Income Tax at 50 Percent Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy voted to require a report on the impact of Value Added Tax (VAT). Show vote

23 Mar 2015

  • On 23 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy voted against charging income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and against setting the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy voted against the 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

10 Mar 2015

  • On 10 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy voted to let planning authorities insist Londoners wishing to rent out their homes for short periods have specific planning permission to do so on the grounds the authority considers that it is merely "desirable", rather than "necessary" to "protect the amenity of the locality". Show vote

4 Mar 2015

  • On 4 Mar 2015: Jim Murphy voted to increase the top rate of income tax. Show vote

11 Feb 2015

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Murphy voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Murphy voted in favour of introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and in favour of other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Murphy voted to provide those who've been on Jobseeker's Allowance for a period an offer of a paid job with training that they must take up or lose their benefits. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Murphy voted to make it an offence to for someone in charge of an enclosed vehicle to fail to prevent smoking within it if someone under 18 is present. Show vote

10 Feb 2015

  • On 10 Feb 2015: Jim Murphy voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote

26 Jan 2015

  • On 26 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 2 — Shale Gas Extraction in Scotland — Devolution of Regulation to Scottish Parliament Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 1 — Environmental Permits for Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Show vote

21 Jan 2015

  • On 21 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Onshore Wind Turbine Subsidies (Abolition) Bill Show vote

20 Jan 2015

  • On 20 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show vote

13 Jan 2015

  • On 13 Jan 2015: Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update Show vote

17 Dec 2014

  • On 17 Dec 2014: Jim Murphy voted to abolish housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2014: Jim Murphy voted to abolish housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show vote

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