Baroness Burt of Solihull

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Peer

@LorelyBurt

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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Baroness Burt of Solihull almost always voted against

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Major votes

  • On 11 Chw 2015: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against providing those who've been on Jobseeker's Allowance for a period an offer of a paid job with training that they must take up or lose their benefits. Show vote
  • On 28 Tach 2012: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against introducing a bank bonus tax to fund jobs for young people and against an impact assessment of disability benefit changes. Show vote
  • On 5 Med 2012: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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 14 Rha 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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 13 Med 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against a tax on bank bonuses to be spent on creating 100,000 jobs and building 25,000 affordable homes; against increased funding to support businesses; against more apprenticeships; and against a VAT cut. Show vote
  • On 22 Meh 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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

Minor votes

  • On 17 Ebr 2013: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against consideration of a new tax on bankers' bonuses. Show vote
  • On 3 Gor 2012: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — The Economy, Bankers Bonuses and Job Creation Show vote
  • On 13 Gor 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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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