Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

Fuel Taxes

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

Photo: Paul Townsend

Danny Alexander generally voted for 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 13 Jul 2010: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Danny Alexander voted to increase in Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: Danny Alexander voted against introducing a lower rate tax on fuel in the most remote areas. Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Danny Alexander voted against taxes on fuel for motor vehicles. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Danny Alexander 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 26 Apr 2011: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander 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 22 Jun 2011: Danny Alexander voted against Labour proposals to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Danny Alexander 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 16 May 2012: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Danny Alexander voted against cutting VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Danny Alexander 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 12 Nov 2012: Danny Alexander voted in favour of increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Danny Alexander 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 18 Apr 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote

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