David Simpson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

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Upper Bann DUP

Capital Gains Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation on profits arising from increases in value for assets such as property and shares.

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David Simpson generally voted for reducing capital gains tax

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 reducing capital gains tax:

  • On 21 Jan 2015: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Onshore Wind Turbine Subsidies (Abolition) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 79 — Onshore Wind Power — Delay Exclusion of Onshore Wind Contribition to Renewable Electricity Generation Requirements Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 80 — Use of Planning Committee Decision Date Rather Than Date Planning Permission was Granted Show vote
  • On 20 Apr 2016: David Simpson voted not to relax the imposition of cut-off date after which new on-shore electricity generating wind turbines would cease to be considered renewable energy sources for the purpose of a legal requirement on generators to produce a certain amount of energy from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: David Simpson voted not to relax the imposition of cut-off date after which new on-shore electricity generating wind turbines would cease to be considered renewable energy sources for the purpose of a legal requirement on generators to produce a certain amount of energy from renewable sources. Show vote

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