Lord Vinson

Former Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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A selection of Lord Vinson’s votes

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We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Vinson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Vinson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Hire Services: Older People 4 Jul 2022

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of car hire companies refusing to lease vehicles to individuals based solely on their age; and what steps they will take to ensure that older drivers with full licences and insurance are not discriminated against.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Charities: Tax Allowances 28 Jun 2022

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much tax is forgone annually by HM Treasury as a result of the tax exemptions for charities’ (1) donations, (2) investment income, and (3) gains on capital investments.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: VAT: Electronic Government 16 Jun 2022

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the likely impact of HM Revenue’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ compulsory VAT scheme on the number of SME business that have (1) ceased trading, or (2) reduced turnover to below the VAT threshold.

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1985

Left the House of Lords on 13 July 2022

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Apr 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (7 Dec 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (15 Nov 1990 to 22 Oct 1991)

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