Jo Swinson

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Jo Swinson almost always voted for reducing the rate of corporation 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 the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — To Charge Corporation Tax for 2014-15 Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Jo Swinson 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 15 Apr 2013: Jo Swinson 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 25 Mar 2013: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson 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 16 Apr 2012: Jo Swinson voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Jo Swinson voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Jo Swinson voted in favour of 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: Jo Swinson voted in favour of the 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 26 Apr 2011: Jo Swinson voted in favour of the 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: Jo Swinson voted in favour of the 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: Jo Swinson 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 20 Jul 2010: Jo Swinson voted to support the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2010: Jo Swinson voted to support the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote

The office of Jo Swinson MP has informed us that Jo was not available for some votes in the House of Commons from June 2017 until the summer recess, and from October 2017 until December 2017, as she was on parental leave. This affects the numerology section below. Please note that Ms Swinson continued to submit written questions throughout this period.

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