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23 Business Expansion Scheme

Volume 130: debated on Monday 21 March 1988

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Question put,

That provision may be made amending Chapter III of Part VII of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 and the corresponding enactments repealed by that Act. —[Mr. Lawson.]

The House divided: Ayes 335, Noes 218.

Division No. 221]

[10.54 pm

AYES

Adley, RobertBatiste, Spencer
Aitken, JonathanBeaumont-Dark, Anthony
Alexander, RichardBellingham, Henry
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelBendall, Vivian
Allason, RupertBennett, Nicholas (Pembroke)
Amess, DavidBenyon, W.
Amos, AlanBevan, David Gilroy
Arbuthnot, JamesBiffen, Rt Hon John
Arnold, Jacques (Gravesham)Biggs-Davison, Sir John
Arnold, Tom (Hazel Grove)Blackburn, Dr John G.
Ashby, DavidBlaker, Rt Hon Sir Peter
Aspinwall, JackBonsor, Sir Nicholas
Atkins, RobertBoscawen, Hon Robert
Baker, Rt Hon K. (Mole Valley)Bottomley, Peter
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Bottomley, Mrs Virginia
Baldry, TonyBowden, A (Brighton K'pto'n)
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Bowden, Gerald (Dulwich)

Bowis, JohnCope, John
Boyson, Rt Hon Dr Sir RhodesCormack, Patrick
Brandon-Bravo, MartinCran, James
Brazier, JulianCritchley, Julian
Bright, GrahamCurrie, Mrs Edwina
Brittan, Rt Hon LeonDavies, Q. (Stamf'd & Spald'g)
Brooke, Rt Hon PeterDavis, David (Boothferry)
Brown, Michael (Brigg & Cl't's)Day, Stephen
Browne, John (Winchester)Devlin, Tim
Bruce, Ian (Dorset South)Dickens, Geoffrey
Buchanan-Smith, Rt Hon AlickDorrell, Stephen
Buck, Sir AntonyDouglas-Hamilton, Lord James
Budgen, NicholasDover, Den
Burns, SimonDunn, Bob
Burt, AlistairDurant, Tony
Butcher, JohnEggar, Tim
Butler, ChrisEmery, Sir Peter
Butterfill, JohnEvans, David (Welwyn Hatf'd)
Carlisle, John, (Luton N)Evennett, David
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Fairbairn, Nicholas
Carrington, MatthewFallon, Michael
Carttiss, MichaelFarr, Sir John
Cash, WilliamFavell, Tony
Channon, Rt Hon PaulFenner, Dame Peggy
Chapman, SydneyField, Barry (Isle of Wight)
Chope, ChristopherFookes, Miss Janet
Churchill, MrForman, Nigel
Clark, Hon Alan (Plym'th S'n)Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Forth, Eric
Clark, Sir W. (Croydon S)Fowler, Rt Hon Norman
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Franks, Cecil
Colvin, MichaelFreeman, Roger
Conway, DerekFrench, Douglas
Coombs, Anthony (Wyre F'rest)Fry, Peter
Coombs, Simon (Swindon)Gale, Roger

Gardiner, GeorgeLilley, Peter
Garel-Jones, TristanLloyd, Sir Ian (Havant)
Gill, ChristopherLord, Michael
Gilmour, Rt Hon Sir IanLuce, Rt Hon Richard
Glyn, Dr AlanLyell, Sir Nicholas
Goodhart, Sir PhilipMcCrindle, Robert
Goodlad, AlastairMacfarlane, Sir Neil
Goodson-Wickes, Dr CharlesMacGregor, Rt Hon John
Gorman, Mrs TeresaMacKay, Andrew (E Berkshire)
Gorst, JohnMaclean, David
Gow, IanMcLoughlin, Patrick
Gower, Sir RaymondMcNair-Wilson, M. (Newbury)
Grant, Sir Anthony (CambsSW)McNair-Wilson, P. (New Forest)
Greenway, Harry (Ealing N)Madel, David
Greenway, John (Ryedale)Major, Rt Hon John
Gregory, ConalMalins, Humfrey
Griffiths, Sir Eldon (Bury St E')Mans, Keith
Griffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Maples, John
Grist, IanMarland, Paul
Ground, PatrickMarshall, John (Hendon S)
Grylls, MichaelMarshall, Michael (Arundel)
Hamilton, Hon Archie (Epsom)Martin, David (Portsmouth S)
Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)Mates, Michael
Hampson, Dr KeithMaude, Hon Francis
Hanley, JeremyMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Hannam, JohnMayhew, Rt Hon Sir Patrick
Hargreaves, A. (B'ham H'll Gr')Mellor, David
Hargreaves, Ken (Hyndburn)Meyer, Sir Anthony
Harris, DavidMiller, Hal
Hawkins, ChristopherMills, Iain
Hayes, JerryMiscampbell, Norman
Hayhoe, Rt Hon Sir BarneyMitchell, Andrew (Gedling)
Hayward, RobertMitchell, David (Hants NW)
Heath, Rt Hon EdwardMoate, Roger
Heathcoat-Amory, DavidMonro, Sir Hector
Heddle, JohnMontgomery, Sir Fergus
Heseltine, Rt Hon MichaelMoore, Rt Hon John
Hicks, Mrs Maureen (Wolv' NE)Morris, M (N'hampton S)
Higgins, Rt Hon Terence L.Morrison, Hon Sir Charles
Hind, KennethMoss, Malcolm
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)Moynihan, Hon Colin
Holt, RichardNeale, Gerrard
Hordern, Sir PeterNeedham, Richard
Howard, MichaelNelson, Anthony
Howarth, Alan (Strat'd-on-A)Neubert, Michael
Howarth, G. (Cannock & B'wd)Newton, Rt Hon Tony
Howell, Ralph (North Norfolk)Nicholson, David (Taunton)
Hughes, Robert G. (Harrow W)Nicholson, Emma (Devon West)
Hunt, David (Wirral W)Onslow, Rt Hon Cranley
Hunt, John (Ravensbourne)Oppenheim, Phillip
Hunter, AndrewPage, Richard
Hurd, Rt Hon DouglasPaice, James
Irvine, MichaelParkinson, Rt Hon Cecil
Irving, CharlesPatnick, Irvine
Jack, MichaelPatten, John (Oxford W)
Jackson, RobertPattie, Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
Janman, TimPawsey, James
Jessel, TobyPeacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Johnson Smith, Sir GeoffreyPorter, Barry (Wirral S)
Jones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)Porter, David (Waveney)
Jones, Robert B (Herts W)Portillo, Michael
Jopling, Rt Hon MichaelPowell, William (Corby)
Kellett-Bowman, Dame ElainePrice, Sir David
Kilfedder, JamesRaffan, Keith
King, Roger (B'ham N'thfield)Raison, Rt Hon Timothy
Kirkhope, TimothyRathbone, Tim
Knapman, RogerRedwood, John
Knight, Greg (Derby North)Renton, Tim
Knight, Dame Jill (Edgbaston)Rhodes James, Robert
Knowles, MichaelRhys Williams, Sir Brandon
Knox, DavidRiddick, Graham
Lamont, Rt Hon NormanRidley, Rt Hon Nicholas
Lang, IanRidsdale, Sir Julian
Latham, MichaelRoberts, Wyn (Conwy)
Lawrence, IvanRoe, Mrs Marion
Lawson, Rt Hon NigelRossi, Sir Hugh
Lee, John (Pendle)Rost, Peter
Leigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)Rowe, Andrew
Lester, Jim (Broxtowe)Rumbold, Mrs Angela
Lightbown, DavidRyder, Richard

Sackville, Hon TomThompson, Patrick (Norwich N)
Sainsbury, Hon TimThorne, Neil
Sayeed, JonathanThornton, Malcolm
Scott, NicholasThurnham, Peter
Shaw, David (Dover)Townend, John (Bridlington)
Shaw, Sir Giles (Pudsey)Townsend, Cyril D. (B'heath)
Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')Tracey, Richard
Shelton, William (Streatham)Tredinnick, David
Shephard, Mrs G. (Norfolk SW)Trippier, David
Shepherd, Colin (Hereford)Trotter, Neville
Shepherd, Richard (Aldridge)Twinn, Dr Ian
Shersby, MichaelVaughan, Sir Gerard
Sims, RogerWaddington, Rt Hon David
Skeet, Sir TrevorWakeham, Rt Hon John
Smith, Tim (Beaconsfield)Waldegrave, Hon William
Soames, Hon NicholasWalden, George
Speed, KeithWalker, Bill (T'side North)
Speller, TonyWaller, Gary
Spicer, Sir Jim (Dorset W)Walters, Dennis
Spicer, Michael (S Worcs)Ward, John
Squire, RobinWardle, Charles (Bexhill)
Stanbrook, IvorWarren, Kenneth
Steen, AnthonyWatts, John
Stern, MichaelWheeler, John
Stevens, LewisWhitney, Ray
Stewart, Allan (Eastwood)Widdecombe, Ann
Stewart, Andy (Sherwood)Wilkinson, John
Stewart, Ian (Hertfordshire N)Wilshire, David
Stokes, JohnWolfson, Mark
Stradling Thomas, Sir JohnWood, Timothy
Sumberg, DavidWoodcock, Mike
Tapsell, Sir PeterYeo, Tim
Taylor, Ian (Esher)Young, Sir George (Acton)
Taylor, John M (Solihull)
Tebbit, Rt Hon NormanTellers for the Ayes:
Temple-Morris, PeterMr. Mark Lennox-Boyd and
Thatcher, Rt Hon MargaretMr. Peter Lloyd.
Thompson, D. (Calder Valley)

NOES

Abbott, Ms DianeCohen, Harry
Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Coleman, Donald
Allen, GrahamCook, Frank (Stockton N)
Alton, DavidCook, Robin (Livingston)
Archer, Rt Hon PeterCorbyn, Jeremy
Armstrong, HilaryCousins, Jim
Ashdown, PaddyCox, Tom
Ashley, Rt Hon JackCrowther, Stan
Ashton, JoeCryer, Bob
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Cummings, John
Barnes, Harry (Derbyshire NE)Cunliffe, Lawrence
Barron, KevinCunningham, Dr John
Battle, JohnDalyell, Tam
Beckett, MargaretDarling, Alistair
Beith, A. J.Davies, Ron (Caerphilly)
Bell, StuartDavis, Terry (B'ham Hodge H'I
Benn, Rt Hon TonyDewar, Donald
Bennett, A. F. (D'nt'n &ish)Dixon, Don
Bermingham, GeraldDobson, Frank
Bidwell, SydneyDoran, Frank
Blair, TonyDouglas, Dick
Boyes, RolandDuffy, A. E. P.
Bradley, KeithDunnachie, Jimmy
Bray, Dr JeremyDunwoody, Hon Mrs Gwyneth
Brown, Gordon (D'mline E)Eadie, Alexander
Brown, Nicholas (Newcastle E)Eastham, Ken
Bruce, Malcolm (Gordon)Evans, John (St Helens N)
Buchan, NormanEwing, Harry (Falkirk E)
Caborn, RichardEwing, Mrs Margaret (Moray)
Callaghan, JimFatchett, Derek
Campbell, Menzies (Fife NE)Faulds, Andrew
Campbell, Ron (Blyth Valley)Fearn, Ronald
Campbell-Savours, D. N.Field, Frank (Birkenhead)
Canavan, DennisFields, Terry (L'pool B G'n)
Carlile, Alex (Mont'g)Fisher, Mark
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)Flannery, Martin
Clarke, Tom (Monklands W)Flynn, Paul
Clay, BobFoot, Rt Hon Michael
Clelland, DavidFoster, Derek
Clwyd, Mrs AnnFoulkes, George

Fraser, JohnMichie, Mrs Ray (Arg'l & Bute)
Galbraith, SamMillan, Rt Hon Bruce
Galloway, GeorgeMitchell, Austin (G't Grimsby)
Garrett, John (Norwich South)Moonie, Dr Lewis
George, BruceMorgan, Rhodri
Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr JohnMorris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)
Godman, Dr Norman A.Mowlam, Marjorie
Golding, Mrs LlinMullin, Chris
Gordon, MildredMurphy, Paul
Gould, BryanNellist, Dave
Grant, Bernie (Tottenham)Oakes, Rt Hon Gordon
Griffiths, Nigel (Edinburgh S)O'Neill, Martin
Griffiths, Win (Bridgend)Orme, Rt Hon Stanley
Grocott, BruceParry, Robert
Hattersley, Rt Hon RoyPatchett, Terry
Healey, Rt Hon DenisPendry, Tom
Heffer, Eric S.Pike, Peter L.
Henderson, DougPrescott, John
Hinchliffe, DavidPrimarolo, Dawn
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Quin, Ms Joyce
Holland, StuartRandall, Stuart
Home Robertson, JohnRedmond, Martin
Howarth, George (Knowsley N)Rees, Rt Hon Merlyn
Howell, Rt Hon D. (S'heath)Reid, Dr John
Howells, GeraintRichardson, Jo
Hoyle, DougRobertson, George
Hughes, John (Coventry NE)Robinson, Geoffrey
Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)Rogers, Allan
Hughes, Roy (Newport E)Rooker, Jeff
Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)Ross, Ernie (Dundee W)
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)Rowlands, Ted
Hume, JohnRuddock, Joan
Illsley, EricSedgemore, Brian
Ingram, AdamSheerman, Barry
Janner, GrevilleSheldon, Rt Hon Robert
John, BrynmorShore, Rt Hon Peter
Jones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)Short, Clare
Jones, leuan (Ynys Môn)Skinner, Dennis
Kaufman, Rt Hon GeraldSmith, Andrew (Oxford E)
Kennedy, CharlesSmith, C. (Isl'ton & F'bury)
Kinnock, Rt Hon NeilSmith, Cyril (Rochdale)
Kirkwood, ArchySmith, Rt Hon J. (Monk'ds E)
Leadbitter, TedSnape, Peter
Leighton, RonSoley, Clive
Lestor, Joan (Eccles)Steel, Rt Hon David
Lewis, TerryStott, Roger
Livingstone, KenStrang, Gavin
Livsey, RichardStraw, Jack
Lloyd, Tony (Stretford)Taylor, Mrs Ann (Dewsbury)
Lofthouse, GeoffreyTaylor, Matthew (Truro)
McAllion, JohnThomas, Dr Dafydd Elis
McAvoy, ThomasTurner, Dennis
McCartney, IanVaz, Keith
Macdonald, Calum A.Wall, Pat
McFall, JohnWalley, Joan
McGrady, EddieWarden, Gareth (Gower)
McKay, Allen (Barnsley West)Wareing, Robert N.
McKelvey, WilliamWelsh, Andrew (Angus E)
McLeish, HenryWelsh, Michael (Doncaster N)
McNamara, KevinWigley, Dafydd
McTaggart, BobWilliams, Rt Hon Alan
McWilliam, JohnWilliams, Alan W. (Carm'then)
Madden, MaxWilson, Brian
Mahon, Mrs AliceWinnick, David
Marek, Dr JohnWise, Mrs Audrey
Marshall, David (Shettleston)Worthington, Tony
Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Young, David (Bolton SE)
Martin, Michael J. (Springburn)
Maxton, JohnTellers for the Noes:
Meacher, MichaelMr. Frank Haynes and
Michie, Bill (Sheffield Heeley)Mr. Ray Powell.

Question accordingly agreed to.

With the leave of the House, I shall put together motions Nos. 24 to 34.