Jeremy Hunt

Conservative MP for South West Surrey

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Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

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

Photo: Wendy Brolga

Jeremy Hunt generally voted for 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.

Key votes about higher taxes on alcoholic drinks:

  • On 18 Apr 2017: Jeremy Hunt 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: Jeremy Hunt 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: Jeremy Hunt voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Jeremy Hunt voted for a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Jeremy Hunt voted to approve 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: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Jeremy Hunt voted to introduce 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: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Jeremy Hunt voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving 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 3 Jul 2012: Jeremy Hunt voted against cutting VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Jeremy Hunt voted to raise the basic income tax free allowance, cut corporation tax, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on March 2012 Budget Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Jeremy Hunt voted in favour of 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: Jeremy Hunt voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Jeremy Hunt was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2010: Jeremy Hunt voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks. Show vote

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