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Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

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

Photo: Wendy Brolga

Sammy Wilson voted a mixture of for and against 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: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson 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 14 Mar 2017: Sammy Wilson voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks 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 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 18 Apr 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT 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 — New Clause 12 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading 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 28 Jun 2011: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy 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
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Sammy Wilson voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Sammy Wilson voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

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