Paul Williams

Former Labour MP for Stockton South

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Taxation of Banks

There have been votes in Parliament on taxation of banks. The "banking levy" is one such tax: it is charged annually based on the amount a bank holds in assets,.

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Paul Williams consistently voted for higher taxes on banks

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 higher taxes on banks:

  • On 21 Feb 2018: Paul Williams was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2017: Paul Williams voted against excluding certain overseas elements of UK banking groups from the bank levy annual tax. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Paul Williams voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Paul Williams voted against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and against reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2017: Paul Williams voted against narrowing the scope of the bank levy tax so it is calculated only on the basis of a bank's UK assets; against excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the charge. Show vote

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