Lord Lansley

Former MP

Conservative

Income Tax Additional Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of income tax which applies to income over £150,000. This is the top income tax band known as the additional rate.

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Lord Lansley consistently voted against increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000

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 increasing the tax rate applied to income over £150,000:

  • On 26 Mar 2012: Lord Lansley voted in favour of 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 26 Mar 2012: Lord Lansley voted to indicate support for a reduction in the additional rate of income tax, which applies to income over £150k, from 50% to 45%. Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2012: Lord Lansley voted in favour of cutting the top rate of income tax applying to income over £150,000 from 50% to 45%. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Lord Lansley voted to set a budget for 2013-14 involving 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 Lansley voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Lansley voted to approve the March 2014 budget, increasing the personal income tax allowance, reducing corporation tax, capping welfare spending, reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Lord Lansley voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Lord Lansley voted in favour of cutting the income tax rate applied to those earning over £150,000 a year. Show vote
  • On 4 Mar 2015: Lord Lansley voted against increasing the top rate of income tax. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on March 2015 Budget Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Income Tax 2015-16 Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Lansley voted for 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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