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Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

Liberal Democrat Peer

@malcolmbruce

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

Photo: HM Treasury

Lord Bruce of Bennachie generally voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

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.

All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Bruce of Bennachie 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 vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to raise the basic income tax free allowance, cut corporation tax, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to raise the tax free income tax allowance, reduce corporation tax and recover child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted in favour of the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote

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