Steve Reed

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Labour/Co-operative MP for Croydon North

@SteveReedMP https://facebook.com/stevereedmp

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

Photo: HM Treasury

Steve Reed generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT

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 increasing the rate of VAT:

  • On 25 Jun 2019: Steve Reed was absent for a vote on The Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Steve Reed voted against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Steve Reed was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Steve Reed was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Steve Reed voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2013: Steve Reed voted to reduce VAT from 20% to 17.5% Show vote

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