Pete Wishart

Former Scottish National Party MP for Perth and North Perthshire

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Fuel Taxes

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to fuel for motor vehicles.

Photo: Paul Townsend

Pete Wishart generally voted against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles

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 lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles:

  • On 18 Apr 2013: Pete Wishart voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Pete Wishart voted against the proposed budget for 2013-14 which proposed 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 12 Nov 2012: Pete Wishart voted against increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Pete Wishart voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Pete Wishart voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Pete Wishart was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Pete Wishart 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: Pete Wishart was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Pete Wishart was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Pete Wishart voted against 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: Pete Wishart 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 29 Mar 2011: Pete Wishart voted against the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Pete Wishart voted for lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: Pete Wishart voted to introduce a lower rate tax on fuel in the most remote areas. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Pete Wishart voted not to increase Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% as of the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Pete Wishart voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote

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