Alex Burghart

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for Brentwood and Ongar

@alexburghart

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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Alex Burghart consistently voted against 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: Alex Burghart voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2017: Alex Burghart voted to exclude certain overseas elements of UK banking groups from the bank levy annual tax. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Alex Burghart voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Alex Burghart voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2017: Alex Burghart voted to narrow the scope of the bank levy tax so it is calculated only on the basis of a bank's UK assets; excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the charge. Show vote

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