Mike Thornton

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Mike Thornton almost always voted for reducing the rate of corporation 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 PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Mike Thornton voted for 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: Mike Thornton voted to approve 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: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Mike Thornton was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — To Charge Corporation Tax for 2014-15 Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Mike Thornton voted to introduce 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 15 Apr 2013: Mike Thornton voted to introduce 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 2013: Mike Thornton voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving 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

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