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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 Davies of Gower voted a mixture of for and against 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 18 Apr 2017: Lord Davies of Gower voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Lord Davies of Gower voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted against giving the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted against implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote

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