Wera Hobhouse

Liberal Democrat Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

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Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Wera Hobhouse generally voted against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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 measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 1 Jul 2020: Wera Hobhouse was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Schedule 1 — Workers’ Services Provided Through Intermediaries — Responsibility for Determining if Off-Payroll Working Rules Apply Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2020: Wera Hobhouse voted to call for the proper funding of public services after a decade of austerity and for robust action to tackle tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Wera Hobhouse was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Economy and Jobs Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Wera Hobhouse voted against of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Wera Hobhouse voted against proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote

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