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Shaun Woodward

Former Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

Photo: Wendy Brolga

Shaun Woodward voted a mixture of for and against higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

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 higher taxes on alcoholic drinks:

  • 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 2 Jul 2013: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Shaun Woodward voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% 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 voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading 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 28 Jun 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy 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 29 Mar 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Budget Resolutions — 10. Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Shaun Woodward voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Shaun Woodward voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

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