Marsha Singh

Former Labour MP for Bradford West

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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Marsha Singh generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 11 Jan 2012: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Energy Prices Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — New Homes — VAT — Tax Incentives for Small Companies Employing More Workers Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Economic Growth and Employment Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bankers Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — Reducing VAT — Tax Incentive for Small Firms to Take on Extra Workers Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs and Growth Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Marsha Singh was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Marsha Singh voted to exempt charities' charitable activities from the January 2011 increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20%. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Marsha Singh voted to delay the increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% by a year from 4 January 2011 to the 4 January 2012 if a report on the effects of the VAT rise had not been completed. Show vote

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