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6 Hydrocarbon Oil Duties (Rebates)

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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Motion made, and Question put,

That—

(1) In section 11(1) of the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979—

  • (a) in paragraph (a), for "£0.0274" there shall be substituted "£0.0382",
  • (b) in paragraph (b), for "£0.0313" there shall be substituted "£0.0422", and
  • (c) in paragraph (ba), for "£0.0313" there shall be substituted "£0.0422".
  • (2) In section 14(1) of that Act, for "£0.0274" there shall be substituted "£0.0382".

    (3) This Resolution shall have effect as from 6 o'clock in the evening of 9th April 2003.

    And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

    The House divided: Ayes 318, Noes 184.

    Division No. 164]

    [10:13 pm

    AYES

    Abbott, Ms DianeColman, Tony
    Adams, Irene (Paisley N)Cook, rh Robin (Livingston)
    Ainger, NickCooper, Yvette
    Ainsworth, Bob (Cov'try NE)Cousins, Jim
    Alexander, DouglasCox, Tom (Tooting)
    Anderson, rh Donald (Swansea E)Crausby, David
    Anderson, Janet (Rossendale & Darwen)Cruddas, Jon
    Cryer, Ann (Keighley)
    Armstrong, rh Ms HilaryCryer, John (Hornchurch)
    Atherton, Ms CandyCummings, John
    Atkins, CharlotteCunningham, Jim (Coventry S)
    Bailey, AdrianCunningham, Tony (Workington)
    Baird, VeraDalyell, Tam
    Banks, TonyDarling, rh Alistair
    Barron, rh KevinDavey, Valerie (Bristol W)
    Battle, JohnDavid, Wayne
    Bayley, HughDavidson, Ian
    Beckett, rh MargaretDavies, rh Denzil (Llanelli)
    Begg, Miss AnneDavies, Geraint (Croydon C)
    Bell, StuartDawson, Hilton
    Benn, HilaryDean, Mrs Janet
    Benton, Joe (Bootle)Denham, rh John
    Berry, RogerDhanda, Parmjit
    Betts, CliveDismore, Andrew
    Blackman, LizDobbin, Jim (Heywood)
    Blears, Ms HazelDobson, rh Frank
    Blizzard, BobDoran, Frank
    Blunkett, rh DavidDowd, Jim (Lewisham W)
    Boateng, rh PaulDrew, David (Stroud)
    Borrow, DavidEagle, Angela (Wallasey)
    Bradley, rh Keith (Withington)Eagle, Maria (L'pool Garston)
    Brown, rh Gordon (Dunfermline E)Edwards, Huw
    Efford, Clive
    Brown, rh Nicholas (Newcastle E Wallsend)Ellman, Mrs Louise
    Ennis, Jeff (Barnsley E)
    Brown, Russell (Dumfries)Etherington, Bill
    Browne, DesmondFarrelly, Paul
    Bryant, ChrisField, rh Frank (Birkenhead)
    Buck, Ms KarenFisher, Mark
    Burgon, ColinFitzpatrick, Jim
    Burnham, AndyFitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
    Caborn, rh RichardFlint, Caroline
    Cairns, DavidFlynn, Paul (Newport W)
    Campbell, Alan (Tynemouth)Follett, Barbara
    Campbell, Mrs Anne (C'bridge)Foster, rh Derek
    Campbell, Ronnie (Blyth V)Foster, Michael (Worcester)
    Caplin, IvorFoster, Michael Jabez (Hastings & Rye)
    Casale, Roger
    Caton, MartinFoulkes, rh George
    Cawsey, Ian (Brigg)Francis, Dr. Hywel
    Challen, ColinGalloway, George
    Chapman, Ben (Wirral S)Gapes, Mike (Ilford S)
    Clapham, MichaelGardiner, Barry
    Clark, Mrs Helen (Peterborough)George, rh Bruce (Walsall S)
    Clark, Paul (Gillingham)Gerrard, Neil
    Clarke, rh Tom (Coatbridge & Chryston)Gibson, Dr. Ian
    Gilroy, Linda
    Clarke, Tony (Northampton S)Goggins, Paul
    Clwyd, Ann (Cynon V)Griffiths, Jane (Reading E)
    Coaker, VernonGriffiths, Nigel (Edinburgh S)
    Coffey, Ms AnnGriffiths, Win (Bridgend)
    Cohen, HarryGrogan, John
    Coleman, IainHall, Mike (Weaver Vale)

    Hamilton, David (Midlothian)Mackinlay, Andrew
    Hamilton, Fabian (Leeds NE)McNulty, Tony
    Hanson, DavidMcWalter, Tony
    Harman, rh Ms HarrietMahmood, Khalid
    Harris, Tom (Glasgow Cathcart)Mahon, Mrs Alice
    Havard, Dai (Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney)Mallaber, Judy
    Marris, Rob (Wolverh'ton SW)
    Healey, JohnMarsden, Gordon (Blackpool S)
    Henderson, Doug (Newcastle N)Marshall, David (Glasgow Shettleston)
    Henderson, Ivan (Harwich)
    Hendrick, MarkMarshall, Jim (Leicester S)
    Hepburn, StephenMartlew, Eric
    Heppell, JohnMeacher, rh Michael
    Hesford, StephenMeale, Alan (Mansfield)
    Hewitt, rh Ms PatriciaMichael, rh Alun
    Heyes, DavidMilburn, rh Alan
    Hill, Keith (Streatham)Miliband, David
    Hinchliffe, DavidMiller, Andrew
    Hoey, Kate (Vauxhall)Mitchell, Austin (Gt Grimsby)
    Hood, Jimmy (Clydesdale)Moffatt, Laura
    Hoon, rh GeoffreyMole, Chris
    Hope, Phil (Corby)Moonie, Dr. Lewis
    Hopkins, KelvinMoran, Margaret
    Howarth, George (Knowsley N & Sefton E)Morgan, Julie
    Morley, Elliot
    Howells, Dr. KimMorris, rh Estelle
    Hughes, Beverley (Stretford & Urmston)Mountford, Kali
    Mudie, George
    Hughes, Kevin (Doncaster N)Mullin, Chris
    Humble, Mrs JoanMurphy, Denis (Wansbeck)
    Hurst, Alan (Braintree)Murphy, rh Paul (Torfaen)
    Hutton, rh JohnNaysmith, Dr. Doug
    Iddon, Dr. BrianNorris, Dan (Wansdyke)
    Ingram, rh AdamO'Brien, Bill (Normanton)
    Irranca-Davies, HuwO'Hara, Edward
    Jackson, Glenda (Hampstead & Highgate)Olner, Bill
    Organ, Diana
    Jackson, Helen (Hillsborough)Owen, Albert
    Jamieson, DavidPalmer, Dr. Nick
    Jenkins, BrianPearson, Ian
    Johnson, Alan (Hull W)Perham, Linda
    Johnson, Miss Melanie (Welwyn Hatfield)Picking, Anne
    Pickthall, Colin
    Jones, Helen (Warrington N)Plaskitt, James
    Jones, Jon Owen (Cardiff C)Pollard, Kerry
    Jowell, rh TessaPond, Chris (Gravesham)
    Joyce, Eric (Falkirk W)Pope, Greg (Hyndburn)
    Kaufman, rh GeraldPound, Stephen
    Keeble, Ms SallyPrentice, Ms Bridget (Lewisham E)
    Keen, Alan (Feltham)
    Keen, Ann (Brentford)Prentice, Gordon (Pendle)
    Kidney, DavidPrescott, rh John
    King, Andy (Rugby)Primarolo, rh Dawn
    Knight, Jim (S Dorset)Prosser, Gwyn
    Kumar, Dr. AshokPurchase, Ken
    Ladyman, Dr. StephenPurnell, James
    Lazarowicz, MarkQuin, rh Joyce
    Leslie, ChristopherQuinn, Lawrie
    Levitt, Tom (High Peak)Rammell, Bill
    Lewis, Ivan (Bury S)Rapson, Syd (Portsmouth N)
    Liddell, rh Mrs HelenRaynsford, rh Nick
    Linton, MartinReed, Andy (Loughborough)
    Lloyd, Tony (Manchester C)Reid, rh Dr. John (Hamilton N & Bellshill)
    Love, Andrew
    Lucas, Ian (Wrexham)Robertson, John (Glasgow Anniesland)
    Luke, Iain (Dundee E)
    Lyons, John (Strathkelvin)Robinson, Geoffrey (Coventry NW)
    McAvoy, Thomas
    McCabe, StephenRoche, Mrs Barbara
    McCafferty, ChrisRooney, Terry
    McCartney, rh IanRoy, Frank (Motherwell)
    McDonagh, SiobhainRuddock, Joan
    McFall, JohnRyan, Joan (Enfield N)
    McIsaac, ShonaSalter, Martin
    McKechin, AnnSarwar, Mohammad
    McKenna, RosemarySavidge, Malcolm

    Sedgemore, BrianTruswell, Paul
    Shaw, JonathanTwigg, Derek (Halton)
    Sheerman, BarryTwigg, Stephen (Enfield)
    Sheridan, JimTynan, Bill (Hamilton S)
    Shipley, Ms DebraVaz, Keith (Leicester E)
    Simpson, Alan (Nottingham S)Vis, Dr. Rudi
    Smith, rh Andrew (Oxford E)Walley, Ms Joan
    Smith, rh Chris (Islington S & Finsbury)Ward, Claire
    Wareing, Robert N.
    Smith, Jacqui (Redditch)Watson, Tom (W Bromwich E)
    Smith, John (Glamorgan)Watts, David
    Smith, Llew (Blaenau Gwent)White, Brian
    Soley, CliveWhitehead, Dr. Alan
    Southworth, HelenWicks, Malcolm
    Spellar, rh JohnWilliams, rh Alan (Swansea W)
    Stewart, David (Inverness E & Lochaber)Williams, Betty (Conwy)
    Wilson, Brian
    Stewart, Ian (Eccles)Winnick, David
    Stinchcombe, PaulWinterton, Ms Rosie (Doncaster C)
    Stoate, Dr. Howard
    Strang, rh Dr. GavinWoodward, Shaun
    Sutcliffe, GerryWoolas, Phil
    Tami, Mark (Alyn)Worthington, Tony
    Taylor, rh Ann (Dewsbury)Wright, Anthony D. (Gt Yarmouth)
    Taylor, Dari (Stockton S)
    Thomas, Gareth (Clwyd W)Wright, David (Telford)
    Thomas, Gareth (Harrow W)Wright, Tony (Cannock)
    Timms, StephenWyatt, Derek
    Tipping, Paddy
    Todd, Mark (S Derbyshire)

    Tellers for the Ayes:

    Touhig, Don (Islwyn)

    Gillian Merron and

    Trickett, Jon

    Mr. Jim Murphy

    NOES

    Allan, RichardCotter, Brian
    Amess, DavidCurry, rh David
    Ancram, rh MichaelDavey, Edward (Kingston)
    Arbuthnot, rh JamesDavis, rh David (Haltemprice & Howden)
    Atkinson, David (Bour'mth E)
    Atkinson, Peter (Hexham)Djanogly, Jonathan
    Bacon, RichardDonaldson, Jeffrey M.
    Baker, NormanDorrell, rh Stephen
    Baldry, TonyDoughty, Sue
    Barker, GregoryDuncan, Alan (Rutland)
    Barrett, JohnDuncan, Peter (Galloway)
    Beggs, Roy (E Antrim)Duncan Smith, rh Iain
    Bellingham, HenryEvans, Nigel
    Bercow, JohnEwing, Annabelle
    Beresford, Sir PaulFabricant, Michael
    Blunt, CrispinFallon, Michael
    Boswell, TimField, Mark (Cities of London & Westminster)
    Brady, Graham
    Brake, Tom (Carshalton)Flight, Howard
    Brazier, JulianFlook, Adrian
    Brooke, Mrs Annette L.Foster, Don (Bath)
    Browning, Mrs AngelaFrancois, Mark
    Bruce, MalcolmGale, Roger (N Thanet)
    Burnett, JohnGarnier, Edward
    Burns, SimonGeorge, Andrew (St. Ives)
    Burnside, DavidGibb, Nick (Bognor Regis)
    Burstow, PaulGidley, Sandra
    Burt, AlistairGoodman, Paul
    Cable, Dr. VincentGray, James (N Wilts)
    Calton, Mrs PatsyGrayling, Chris
    Cameron, DavidGreen, Damian (Ashford)
    Carmichael, AlistairGreen, Matthew (Ludlow)
    Cash, WilliamGreenway, John
    Chapman, Sir Sydney (Chipping Barnet)Grieve, Dominic
    Gummer, rh John
    Chidgey, DavidHague, rh William
    Chope, ChristopherHammond, Philip
    Clappison, JamesHancock, Mike
    Clarke, rh Kenneth (Rushcliffe)Harris, Dr. Evan (Oxford W & Abingdon)
    Collins, Tim
    Conway, DerekHarvey, Nick
    Cormack, Sir PatrickHayes, John (S Holland)

    Heald, OliverRedwood, rh John
    Heath, DavidReid, Alan (Argyll & Bute)
    Heathcoat-Amory, rh DavidRendel, David
    Hendry, CharlesRobathan, Andrew
    Hermon, LadyRobertson, Angus (Moray)
    Hoban, Mark (Fareham)Robertson, Laurence (Tewk'b'ry)
    Holmes, PaulRosindell, Andrew
    Howard, rh MichaelRuffley, David
    Howarth, Gerald (Aldershot)Russell, Bob (Colchester)
    Hughes, Simon (Southwark N)Salmond, Alex
    Hunter, AndrewSanders, Adrian
    Jack, rh MichaelSelous, Andrew
    Jackson, Robert (Wantage)Shephard, rh Mrs Gillian
    Jenkin, BernardShepherd, Richard
    Johnson, Boris (Henley)Simmonds, Mark
    Keetch, PaulSimpson, Keith (M-Norfolk)
    Key, Robert (Salisbury)Smith, Sir Robert (W Ab'd'ns & Kincardine)
    Kirkwood, Sir Archy
    Knight, rh Greg (E Yorkshire)Smyth, Rev. Martin (Belfast S)
    Laing, Mrs EleanorSoames, Nicholas
    Lait, Mrs JacquiSpicer, Sir Michael
    Lamb, NormanSpink, Bob (Castle Point)
    Lansley, AndrewStanley, rh Sir John
    Laws, David (Yeovil)Steen, Anthony
    Leigh, EdwardStunell, Andrew
    Lewis, Dr. Julian (New Forest E)Syms, Robert
    Liddell-Grainger, IanTaylor, Ian (Esher)
    Lidington, DavidTaylor, John (Solihull)
    Lilley, rh PeterTaylor, Matthew (Truro)
    Loughton, TimTaylor, Dr. Richard (Wyre F)
    Luff, Peter (M-Worcs)Taylor, Sir Teddy
    McIntosh, Miss AnneTredinnick, David
    Maclean, rh DavidTrend, Michael
    McLoughlin, PatrickTrimble, rh David
    Malins, HumfreyTurner, Andrew (Isle of Wight)
    Maples, JohnTyler, Paul (N Cornwall)
    Maude, rh FrancisTyrie, Andrew
    Mawhinney, rh Sir BrianViggers, Peter
    May, Mrs TheresaWaterson, Nigel
    Mercer, PatrickWatkinson, Angela
    Mitchell, Andrew (Sutton Coldfield)Webb, Steve (Northavon)
    Weir, Michael
    Moore, MichaelWiddecombe, rh Miss Ann
    Murrison, Dr. AndrewWiggin, Bill
    Norman, ArchieWilletts, David
    Oaten, Mark (Winchester)Williams, Roger (Brecon)
    Öpik, LembitWilshire, David
    Osborne, George (Tatton)Wishart, Pete
    Ottaway, RichardYeo, Tim (S Suffolk)
    Paisley, Rev. IanYoung, rh Sir George
    Paterson, OwenYounger-Ross, Richard
    Pickles, Eric
    Portillo, rh Michael

    Tellers for the Noes:

    Prisk, Mark (Hertford)

    Hugh Robertson and

    Pugh, Dr. John

    Mr. Desmond Swayne

    Question accordingly agreed to.