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Shaun Woodward

Former Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

Photo: HM Treasury

Shaun Woodward generally voted against reducing the rate of corporation tax

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 reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Shaun Woodward 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 23 Mar 2015: Shaun Woodward 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
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Shaun Woodward voted against the the March 2014 budget, against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, against capping welfare spending, against reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Shaun Woodward voted not to charge corporation tax during 2014-15 Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Shaun Woodward voted against introducing 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: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Shaun Woodward voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Shaun Woodward voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on March 2012 Budget Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Shaun Woodward voted against measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2010: Shaun Woodward voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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