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Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

Liberal Democrat Peer

@malcolmbruce

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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Lord Bruce of Bennachie generally 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.

All votes about higher taxes on banks:

  • 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 25 Mar 2014: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Budget Resolution — The Bank Levy Show vote
  • On 19 Nov 2013: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Free Child Care for Parents of 3-4 Year Olds 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

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