Norman Lamb

Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk

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Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

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

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Norman Lamb generally voted for 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 18 Apr 2017: Norman Lamb was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Norman Lamb voted against raising the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, against introducing a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, against restricting the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and against other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2017: Norman Lamb voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Norman Lamb was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Norman Lamb voted to approve 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: Norman Lamb voted to approve the March 2014 budget, increasing the personal income tax allowance, reducing corporation tax, capping welfare spending, reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Norman Lamb was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Norman Lamb was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Norman Lamb voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving raising £612bn and spending £720bn; continuing to reduce corporation tax, introducing a scheme to help people buy homes worth up to £600,000 and to increase the personal income tax allowance for those of working age. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Norman Lamb voted against cutting VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Norman Lamb voted to raise the basic income tax free allowance, cut corporation tax, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Norman Lamb voted in favour of the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Norman Lamb voted in favour of the 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: Norman Lamb acted as teller for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Norman Lamb 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
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Norman Lamb voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threashold 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: Norman Lamb voted in favour of the 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 29 Mar 2011: Norman Lamb acted as teller for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Norman Lamb voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Norman Lamb voted to increase Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% as of the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Norman Lamb acted as teller for a vote on Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Norman Lamb voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

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