Lord Hain

Llafur Peer

@peterhain

Bankers' Bonus Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation applied to Banker' Bonuses. In 2009 a one-off 50% tax on on any individual discretionary bonus over £25,000 paid to a banker was levied and there have been a number of votes since on reintroducing such a tax.

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Lord Hain generally voted for

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Major votes

  • On 11 Chw 2015: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Job Offer Those On Jobseeker's Allowance Must Take Up or Lose Their Benefits Show vote
  • On 28 Tach 2012: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Bankers Bonus Tax — Impact of Disability Benefit Changes Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2012: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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 14 Rha 2011: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain 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 13 Med 2011: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio for a tax on bank bonuses to be spent on creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 affordable homes; for increased funding to support businesses; for more apprenticeships; and for a VAT cut. Show vote
  • On 22 Meh 2011: Lord Hain 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

Minor votes

  • On 17 Ebr 2013: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio for consideration of a new tax on bankers' bonuses. Show vote
  • On 3 Gor 2012: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to require a report on a tax on Bankers' Bonuses, including on how the revenue raised could be spent to create jobs. Show vote
  • On 18 Ebr 2012: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to require the chancellor to review the possibility of reintroducing a tax on bankers' bonuses and how the revenue raised could be spent on tackling unemployment. Show vote
  • On 23 Ion 2012: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio for urgent action to kickstart the economy to promote jobs and growth, for a tax on bankers' bonuses and for the government to fund 100,000 jobs for young people. Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio in favour of providing more training and employment opportunities for unemployed young people between the ages of 16 and 25, supported by payments from banks out of their bonus budgets. Show vote
  • On 5 Gor 2011: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to require the chancellor to review the possibility of reintroducing a tax on bankers' bonuses and how the revenue raised could be spent on tackling unemployment. Show vote

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