Peter Soulsby

Former Labour MP for Leicester South

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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Peter Soulsby generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT

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.

Key votes about increasing the rate of VAT:

  • On 20 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — No Increase in VAT Rate for Charities — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Require Impact Assessments Before VAT Increase — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Peter Soulsby was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2010: Peter Soulsby voted not to raise VAT to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2008: Peter Soulsby voted no on Reduction of VAT from 17.5% to 15% Show vote

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