Lucy Powell

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

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Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

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Lucy Powell generally voted against higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

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 alcoholic drinks:

  • On 18 Apr 2017: Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Lucy Powell voted against raising the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, against introducing a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, against restricting the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and against other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2017: Lucy Powell voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lucy Powell voted against a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lucy Powell voted against the the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lucy Powell voted against the the March 2014 budget, against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, against capping welfare spending, against reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Lucy Powell voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote

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