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David Simpson

Former DUP MP for Upper Bann

@DavidSimpsonDUP

Fuel Taxes

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to fuel for motor vehicles.

Photo: Paul Townsend

David Simpson voted a mixture of for and against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles

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 lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles:

  • On 18 Apr 2013: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: David Simpson was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2012: David Simpson voted against increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: David Simpson voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: David Simpson voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: David Simpson 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: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: David Simpson 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 16 Mar 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduce Taxation on Fuel for Motor Vehicles Paid for by a Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduction of Fuel Duties for the Most Remote Areas Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Increase in Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote

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