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Sammy Wilson

Former DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

Photo: HM Treasury

Sammy Wilson voted a mixture of for and against raising the threshold at which people start to pay income 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 raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 19 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 5 — Basic Rate Limit and Personal Allowance for 2019-20 and 2020-21 Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Sammy Wilson voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Sammy Wilson voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Sammy Wilson voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Sammy Wilson voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Sammy Wilson voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Sammy Wilson voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Sammy Wilson 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 2 Jul 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Sammy Wilson voted against introducing 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 15 Apr 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Sammy Wilson voted against 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: Sammy Wilson 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 26 Apr 2011: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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

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