Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted against reducing the rate of corporation 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 reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 6 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to oppose the 2010 Finance Bill which included an increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% among other measures. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against 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 16 Apr 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against raising the tax free income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax and against recovering child benefit from couples where an individual earns over £50,000. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against the proposed budget for 2013-14 which proposed raising £612bn and spending £720bn; continuing to reduce corporation tax, introducing a scheme to help people buy homes worth up to £600,000 and to increase the personal income tax allowance for those of working age. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against the the March 2014 budget, against increasing the personal income tax allowance, against reducing corporation tax, against capping welfare spending, against reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted not to charge corporation tax during 2014-15 Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against the 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 2015: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against 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 vote

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