David Heath

Cyn Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Somerton and Frome

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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David Heath consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 5 Med 2012: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against introducing a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 additional affordable homes, against making planned investment sooner, against reducing VAT on home improvements and against calling on the Government to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2012: David Heath wedi pleidleisio to levy a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 affordable homes, to invest in infrastructure, to cut VAT on works on homes. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2012: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against measures to stimulate economic growth and job creation; against a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for over a year; against reducing VAT; against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers and against making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2012: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against creating jobs; a tax on bank bonuses to fund guaranteed jobs for young people out of work for a year; a VAT cut; a tax break for small firms taking on more workers and making infrastructure investment sooner. Show vote
  • On 16 Mai 2012: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against reducing public transport fares, and against reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Ion 2012: David Heath was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Energy Prices Show vote
  • On 14 Rha 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, against reducing VAT on home improvements and against tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 23 Tach 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against starting long-term investment projects sooner, against reducing VAT on home improvements and repairs, and against giving a tax break to small companies employing new workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against introducing a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; against making investment sooner; against reducing VAT, and against a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Hyd 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against creating more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, making planned investment sooner, reducing VAT and a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 22 Meh 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against Labour proposals to reduce the deficit over a longer period, to cut VAT to 17.5%, to repeat the 2010 bank bonus tax, to build 25,000 affordable homes and create 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2010: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against exempting charities' charitable activities from the January 2011 increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20%. Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2010: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against delaying the increase in VAT from 17.5% to 20% by a year from 4 January 2011 to the 4 January 2012 if a report on the effects of the VAT rise had not been completed. Show vote

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