Henry Bellingham

Conservative MP for North West Norfolk

Bankers' Bonus Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation applied to Banker' Bonuses. In 2009 a one-off 50% tax on on any individual discretionary bonus over £25,000 paid to a banker was levied and there have been a number of votes since on reintroducing such a tax.

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Henry Bellingham generally voted against a banker’s bonus 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 a banker’s bonus tax:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Henry Bellingham voted against providing 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 17 Apr 2013: Henry Bellingham voted against consideration of a new tax on bankers' bonuses. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2012: Henry Bellingham voted against introducing a bank bonus tax to fund jobs for young people and against an impact assessment of disability benefit changes. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Housing Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — House Building — Bankers' Bonus Tax — VAT on Work on Homes Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 13 — Report on Bankers' Bonus Tax Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner Show vote
  • On 17 May 2012: Henry Bellingham voted against creating jobs; a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; a VAT cut; a tax break for small firms taking on more workers and making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 209 — Tax on Bankers' Bonuses Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2012: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy, Bankers Bonuses and Job Creation Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2011: Henry Bellingham voted against creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, against reducing VAT on home improvements and against tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Economic Growth and Employment Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2011: Henry Bellingham 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: Henry Bellingham voted against creating more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, making planned investment sooner, reducing VAT and a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2011: Henry Bellingham voted against a tax on bank bonuses to be spent on creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 affordable homes; against increased funding to support businesses; against more apprenticeships; and against a VAT cut. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Youth Employment Bill — Youth Training and Employment — Bank Bonus Budget Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Henry Bellingham voted against requiring the chancellor to review the possibility of reintroducing a tax on bankers' bonuses and how the revenue raised could be spent on tackling unemployment. Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Henry Bellingham voted against Labour proposals to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote

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