Owen Thompson

SNP Whip

Scottish National Party MP for Midlothian

@OwenThompson https://facebook.com/owenthompsonsnp

VAT Rate

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

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Owen Thompson’s position on this issue

However, Owen Thompson has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 26 Oct 2015: Owen Thompson 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: Owen Thompson 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: Owen Thompson acted as teller for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Owen Thompson 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

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