Lucy Powell

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central


Bankers' Bonus Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation applied to Banker' Bonuses. In 2009 a one-off 50% tax on on any individual discretionary bonus over £25,000 paid to a banker was levied and there have been a number of votes since on reintroducing such a tax.

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Lucy Powell generally voted for a banker’s bonus 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

All votes about a banker’s bonus tax:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Job Offer Those On Jobseeker's Allowance Must Take Up or Lose Their Benefits Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2013: Lucy Powell voted for consideration of a new tax on bankers' bonuses. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2012: Lucy Powell voted for a bank bonus tax to fund jobs for young people and for an impact assessment of disability benefit changes. Show vote

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