Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Fuel Taxes

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to fuel for motor vehicles.

Photo: Paul Townsend

Lord Darling of Roulanish voted a mixture of for and against lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles

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 lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles:

  • On 13 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Rate of Value Added Tax Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against increasing Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 20% from the 4th of January 2011. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reduction of Fuel Duties for the Most Remote Areas Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted for lower taxes on fuel for motor vehicles. 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 22 Jun 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Value Added Tax (Change of Rate) Order 2011 Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — Rate of VAT Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against increasing taxes on fuel by 3% as of January 2013. 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 18 Apr 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 2 — Rate of VAT Show vote

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