Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

Former MP

Conservative

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25 Mar 2015

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom 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 full debate
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against requiring a report on the effect of setting the additional rate of income tax at 50 per cent. Show full debate
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against requiring a report on the impact of Value Added Tax (VAT). Show full debate

23 Mar 2015

  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to charge income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and to set the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%. Show full debate
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom 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 full debate

10 Mar 2015

  • On 10 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to let planning authorities insist Londoners wishing to rent out their homes for short periods have specific planning permission to do so on the grounds the authority considers that it is "necessary" rather than merely "desirable" to "protect the amenity of the locality". Show full debate

4 Mar 2015

  • On 4 Mar 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against increasing the top rate of income tax. Show full debate

11 Feb 2015

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to require a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show full debate
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and against other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show full debate
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against providing those who've been on Jobseeker's Allowance for a period an offer of a paid job with training that they must take up or lose their benefits. Show full debate
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to make it an offence to for someone in charge of an enclosed vehicle to fail to prevent smoking within it if someone under 18 is present. Show full debate

10 Feb 2015

  • On 10 Feb 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show full debate

26 Jan 2015

  • On 26 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted not to ban the exploitation of unconventional petroleum for at least 18 months and not to require a review of the impact of such exploitation on climate change, the environment, the economy, and health and safety be carried out and published. Show full debate
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted not to devolve the regulation of shale gas extraction in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament. Show full debate
  • On 26 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted against explicitly requiring an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities. Show full debate

21 Jan 2015

  • On 21 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom was absent for a vote on Onshore Wind Turbine Subsidies (Abolition) Bill Show full debate

20 Jan 2015

  • On 20 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system Show full debate

13 Jan 2015

  • On 13 Jan 2015: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted yes on Charter for Budget Responsibility: Autumn Statement 2014 Update Show full debate

17 Dec 2014

  • On 17 Dec 2014: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted in favour of housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show full debate
  • On 17 Dec 2014: Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom voted in favour of housing benefit penalties for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms. Show full debate

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