Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

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 Darling of Roulanish generally voted against 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 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 19 Nov 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to increase the amount of free child care offered to parents of 3 and 4 year olds from 15 to 25 hours Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against increasing the rate of the bank levy tax and against changes aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the levy. 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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