Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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Taxes on Plane Tickets

MPs have held a number of votes on the rates of Air Passenger Duty and the details of which flights it ought apply to.

Photo: Robert Couse-Baker

Jo Swinson almost always voted for higher taxes on plane tickets

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 higher taxes on plane tickets:

  • On 31 Oct 2017: Jo Swinson voted against a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2017: Jo Swinson voted against a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — Air Passenger Duty Rates from 1 April 2014 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 18 Apr 2013: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 183 — Air passenger duty: rates of duty from 1 April 2013 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 increase rates of Air Passenger Duty 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 for increases in Air Passenger Duty Rates 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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