Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Lord Darling of Roulanish voted a mixture of for and against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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 measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • 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 1 Jul 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted for a review of the potential for new internationally co-ordinated laws requiring greater transparency on how much tax multi-national companies pay to the UK and other countries. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted in favour of introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and in favour of other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show vote

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