Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

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Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

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

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Stephen Doughty voted a mixture of for and 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 25 Mar 2013: Stephen Doughty voted against the proposed budget for 2013-14 which proposed 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: Stephen Doughty voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Stephen Doughty voted against introducing a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Stephen Doughty acted as teller for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Stephen Doughty 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 2015: Stephen Doughty 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 14 Mar 2017: Stephen Doughty voted against increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Stephen Doughty was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Stephen Doughty was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Second Reading Show vote

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