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Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

Income Tax Additional Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of income tax which applies to income over £150,000. This is the top income tax band known as the additional rate.

Photo: HM Treasury

Sammy Wilson generally voted for increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000

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 increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000:

  • 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 23 Mar 2015: Sammy Wilson voted to charge income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and to set the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy — Top Rate of Income Tax Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Additional Rate of Income Tax 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 25 Mar 2014: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget 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 28 Nov 2012: Sammy Wilson voted against cutting the top rate of income tax applying to income over £150,000 from 50% to 45%. 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 26 Mar 2012: Sammy Wilson voted to indicate opposition to a reduction in the additional rate of income tax, which applies to income over £150k, from 50% to 45%. Show vote

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