Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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Reduce capital gains tax

Capital gains taxes should be reduced.

Jo Swinson generally voted against 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 25 Mar 2013: Jo Swinson voted for tax exemptions to encourage the use of the scheme where employers are permitted not to extend certain otherwise statutory rights to those with employee shareholder status. 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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