Ian Murray

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Labour MP for Edinburgh South

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Fuel Taxes

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

Photo: Paul Townsend

Ian Murray voted a mixture of for and against 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.

Key votes about lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles:

  • On 21 Sep 2021: Ian Murray voted against rising prices, lower benefits, and higher taxes particularly for low and middle income workers. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Ian Murray voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2012: Ian Murray voted against increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Ian Murray voted to cut VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Ian Murray voted against raising the basic income tax free allowance, against cutting corporation tax, and against the other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Ian Murray voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Ian Murray voted against 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 28 Jun 2011: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Ian Murray voted against 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: Ian Murray voted against 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: Ian Murray voted against 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 16 Mar 2011: Ian Murray voted for lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduction of Fuel Duties for the Most Remote Areas Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Ian Murray voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote

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