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George Osborne

Former Conservative MP for Tatton

@George_Osborne

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

Photo: HM Treasury

George Osborne generally voted for measures to reduce tax avoidance

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 measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 18 Apr 2017: George Osborne voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: George Osborne voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: George Osborne voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Bank of England and Financial Services Bill — Combating Abusive Tax Avoidance Arrangements Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Tax Avoidance and Evasion Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — International Tax Transparency for Multi-National Companies Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: George Osborne voted to introduce 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: George Osborne 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

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