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Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

Minister of State

Conservative Peer

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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 Goldsmith of Richmond Park generally voted for 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 12 Nov 2018: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Schedule 19 — Multinational Enterprises — Publication of Country by Country Tax Strategy Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Bank of England and Financial Services Bill — Combating Abusive Tax Avoidance Arrangements Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Tax Avoidance and Evasion Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted against requiring 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 15 Apr 2013: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 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 2013: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 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

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