Jim Shannon

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

DUP MP ar gyfer Strangford

@JimShannonMP https://facebook.com/Jim-Shannon-MP-477928115581090

VAT Rate

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

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Jim Shannon generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 18 Mai 2022: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio not to express support for a broad set of policies put forward by the leader of the Liberal Democrats. The policies in question were: providing more help to unpaid carers; tackling issues in education relating to special educational needs or disability; supporting pupils impacted by the pandemic; doing more in respect of the cost of living; cutting VAT from 20 to 17.5%; tackling violence against women and girls; providing sanctuary to refugees fleeing war and persecution; tackling the shortage of GPs and dentists; tackling longer ambulance waiting times; restoring the target of 0.7% of Gross National Income for aid, and not cutting the armed forces. Show vote
  • On 11 Ion 2022: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio in favour of cutting VAT on household energy bills. Show vote
  • On 25 Meh 2019: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to exclude wind and water turbines from a special reduced rate of VAT applying to the supply and installation of energy-saving materials in residential accommodation. Show vote
  • On 26 Hyd 2015: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2015: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2015: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against the measures in the Finance Bill including against an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and against capping the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Gor 2015: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2012: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to introduce a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 additional affordable homes, to make planned investment sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and to call on the Government to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2012: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against levying a tax on bankers' bonuses to fund 25,000 affordable homes, against investing in infrastructure, and against cutting VAT on works on homes. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2012: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Tax on Bank Bonuses — Jobs Guarantee — VAT Reduction — Make Investment Sooner Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2012: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Jobs — Banker's Bonus Tax — VAT Cut — Tax Incentive to Take on Workers — Sooner Infrastructure Investment Show vote
  • On 16 Mai 2012: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel Show vote
  • On 11 Ion 2012: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio in favour of a series of measures aimed at making energy bills more affordable, including extending benefits, reforming the energy market, reducing VAT on home improvements and reforming the Green Deal scheme. Show vote
  • On 14 Rha 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to create 100,000 jobs and build 25,000 homes using funds raised via a bank bonus tax, to reduce VAT on home improvements and for tax breaks for small firms taking on new workers. Show vote
  • On 23 Tach 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to start long-term investment projects sooner, to reduce VAT on home improvements and repairs, and to give a tax break to small companies employing new workers. Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to introduce a tax on bank bonuses to guarantee a job for 100,000 young people and build 25,000 affordable homes; to make investment sooner; to reducing VAT, and to introduce a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 12 Hyd 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to create more jobs for young people, funded by bank bonuses, to make planned investment sooner, to reduce VAT and for a tax break for small firms taking on extra workers. Show vote
  • On 22 Meh 2011: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio 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: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — No Increase in VAT Rate for Charities — rejected Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2010: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Require Impact Assessments Before VAT Increase — rejected Show vote

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