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11 Vehicle Excise Duty (Rates)

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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Motion made, and Question put,

That—

(1) in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994—

  • (a) in sub-paragraph (2) for "£160" there shall be substituted "£165";
  • (b) in sub-paragraph (2A) for "£105" there shall be substituted "£110".
  • (2) For the Table in paragraph 1B of that Schedule there shall be substituted—

    CO2emissions figure

    Rate

    (1)

    (2)

    (3)

    (4)

    (5)

    Exceeding

    Not Exceeding

    Reduced rate

    Standard Rate

    Premium rate

    g/kmg/km
    100556575
    100120657585
    12015095105115
    150165115125135
    165185135145155
    185155160165

    (3) In paragraph 1J of that Schedule—

  • (a) in paragraph (a) for "£160" there shall be substituted "£165";
  • (b) in paragraph (b) for "£105" there shall be substituted "£110".
  • (4) This Resolution shall apply to any licence taken out on or after 17th April 2003 for a period beginning on or after 1st May 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 369, Noes 134.

    Division No. 165]

    [10:25 pm

    AYES

    Abbott, Ms DianeBrooke, Mrs Annette L.
    Adams, Irene (Paisley N)Brown, rh Gordon (Dunfermline E)
    Ainger, Nick
    Alexander, DouglasBrown, rh Nicholas (Newcastle E Wallsend)
    Allan, Richard
    Anderson, rh Donald (Swansea E)Brown, Russell (Dumfries)
    Armstrong, rh Ms HilaryBrowne, Desmond
    Atherton, Ms CandyBruce, Malcolm
    Atkins, CharlotteBryant, Chris
    Bailey, AdrianBuck, Ms Karen
    Baird, VeraBurgon, Colin
    Baker, NormanBurnett, John
    Banks, TonyBurnham, Andy
    Barrett, JohnBurstow, Paul
    Barron, rh KevinCable, Dr. Vincent
    Battle, JohnCaborn, rh Richard
    Bayley, HughCairns, David
    Beckett, rh MargaretCalton, Mrs Patsy
    Begg, Miss AnneCampbell, Alan (Tynemouth)
    Bell, StuartCampbell, Mrs Anne (C'bridge)
    Benn, HilaryCampbell, Ronnie (Blyth V)
    Benton, Joe (Bootle)Caplin, Ivor
    Berry, RogerCarmichael, Alistair
    Betts, CliveCasale, Roger
    Blackman, LizCaton, Martin
    Blears, Ms HazelCawsey, Ian (Brigg)
    Blizzard, BobChallen, Colin
    Blunkett, rh DavidChapman, Ben (Wirral S)
    Boateng, rh PaulChidgey, David
    Borrow, DavidClapham, Michael
    Bradley, rh Keith (Withington)Clark, Mrs Helen (Peterborough)
    Brake, Tom (Carshalton)Clark, Paul (Gillingham)

    Clarke, rh Tom (Coatbridge & Chryston)Grogan, John
    Hall, Mike (Weaver Vale)
    Clarke, Tony (Northampton S)Hamilton, David (Midlothian)
    Clwyd, Ann (Cynon V)Hamilton, Fabian (Leeds NE)
    Coaker, VernonHancock, Mike
    Coffey, Ms AnnHanson, David
    Cohen, HarryHarman, rh Ms Harriet
    Coleman, IainHarris, Dr. Evan (Oxford W & Abingdon)
    Colman, Tony
    Cook, rh Robin (Livingston)Harris, Tom (Glasgow Cathcart)
    Cooper, YvetteHarvey, Nick
    Cotter, BrianHavard, Dai (Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney)
    Cousins, Jim
    Cox, Tom (Tooting)Healey, John
    Crausby, DavidHeath, David
    Cruddas, JonHenderson, Doug (Newcastle N)
    Cryer, Ann (Keighley)Henderson, Ivan (Harwich)
    Cryer, John (Hornchurch)Hendrick, Mark
    Cummings, JohnHepburn, Stephen
    Cunningham, Jim (Coventry S)Heppell, John
    Cunningham, Tony (Workington)Hesford, Stephen
    Dalyell, TamHewitt, rh Ms Patricia
    Darling, rh AlistairHeyes, David
    Davey, Edward (Kingston)Hill, Keith (Streatham)
    Davey, Valerie (Bristol W)Hinchliffe, David
    David, WayneHoey, Kate (Vauxhall)
    Davidson, IanHolmes, Paul
    Davies, rh Denzil (Llanelli)Hood, Jimmy (Clydesdale)
    Davies, Geraint (Croydon C)Hoon, rh Geoffrey
    Dawson, HiltonHope, Phil (Corby)
    Dean, Mrs JanetHopkins, Kelvin
    Denham, rh JohnHowarth, George (Knowsley N & Sefton E)
    Dhanda, Parmjit
    Dismore, AndrewHowells, Dr. Kim
    Dobson, rh FrankHughes, Beverley (Stretford & Urmston)
    Doran, Frank
    Doughty, SueHughes, Kevin (Doncaster N)
    Dowd, Jim (Lewisham W)Hughes, Simon (Southwark N)
    Drew, David (Stroud)Humble, Mrs Joan
    Eagle, Angela (Wallasey)Hurst, Alan (Braintree)
    Eagle, Maria (L'pool Garston)Hutton, rh John
    Edwards, HuwIddon, Dr. Brian
    Efford, CliveIngram, rh Adam
    Ellman, Mrs LouiseIrranca-Davies, Huw
    Ennis, Jeff (Barnsley E)Jackson, Glenda (Hampstead & Highgate)
    Etherington, Bill
    Ewing, AnnabelleJackson, Helen (Hillsborough)
    Farrelly, PaulJamieson, David
    Field, rh Frank (Birkenhead)Jenkins, Brian
    Fisher, MarkJohnson, Alan (Hull W)
    Fitzpatrick, JimJohnson, Miss Melanie (Welwyn Hatfield)
    Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
    Flint, CarolineJones, Helen (Warrington N)
    Flynn, Paul (Newport W)Jones, Jon Owen (Cardiff C)
    Follett, BarbaraJowell, rh Tessa
    Foster, rh DerekJoyce, Eric (Falkirk W)
    Foster, Don (Bath)Kaufman, rh Gerald
    Foster, Michael (Worcester)Keeble, Ms Sally
    Foster, Michael Jabez (Hastings & Rye)Keen, Alan (Feltham)
    Keen, Ann (Brentford)
    Foulkes, rh GeorgeKeetch, Paul
    Francis, Dr. HywelKidney, David
    Galloway, GeorgeKing, Andy (Rugby)
    Gapes, Mike (Ilford S)Kirkwood, Sir Archy
    Gardiner, BarryKnight, Jim (S Dorset)
    George, Andrew (St. Ives)Kumar, Dr. Ashok
    George, rh Bruce (Walsall S)Ladyman, Dr. Stephen
    Gerrard, NeilLamb, Norman
    Gibson, Dr. IanLaws, David (Yeovil)
    Gidley, SandraLazarowicz, Mark
    Gilroy, LindaLeslie, Christopher
    Goggins, PaulLevitt, Tom (High Peak)
    Green, Matthew (Ludlow)Lewis, Ivan (Bury S)
    Griffiths, Jane (Reading E)Liddell, rh Mrs Helen
    Griffiths, Nigel (Edinburgh S)Linton, Martin
    Griffiths, Win (Bridgend)Lloyd, Tony (Manchester C)

    Llwyd, ElfynQuinn, Lawrie
    Love, AndrewRammell, Bill
    Lucas, Ian (Wrexham)Rapson, Syd (Portsmouth N)
    Luke, Iain (Dundee E)Raynsford, rh Nick
    Lyons, John (Strathkelvin)Reed, Andy (Loughborough)
    McAvoy, ThomasReid, Alan (Argyll & Bute)
    McCabe, StephenReid, rh Dr. John (Hamilton N & Bellshill)
    McCafferty, Chris
    McCartney, rh IanRendel, David
    McDonagh, SiobhainRobertson, Angus (Moray)
    McFall, JohnRobertson, John (Glasgow Anniesland)
    McIsaac, Shona
    McKechin, AnnRobinson, Geoffrey (Coventry NW)
    McKenna, Rosemary
    Mackinlay, AndrewRoche, Mrs Barbara
    McNulty, TonyRooney, Terry
    McWalter, TonyRoy, Frank (Motherwell)
    Mahmood, KhalidRuddock, Joan
    Mahon, Mrs AliceRussell, Bob (Colchester)
    Mallaber, JudyRyan, Joan (Enfield N)
    Marris, Rob (Wolverh'ton SW)Salmond, Alex
    Marsden, Gordon (Blackpool S)Sanders, Adrian
    Marshall, David (Glasgow Shettleston)Sarwar, Mohammad
    Savidge, Malcolm
    Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Sedgemore, Brian
    Martlew, EricShaw, Jonathan
    Meacher, rh MichaelSheerman, Barry
    Meale, Alan (Mansfield)Sheridan, Jim
    Michael, rh AlunShipley, Ms Debra
    Milburn, rh AlanShort, rh Clare
    Miliband, DavidSimpson, Alan (Nottingham S)
    Miller, AndrewSmith, rh Andrew (Oxford E)
    Mitchell, Austin (Gt Grimsby)Smith, rh Chris (Islington S & Finsbursy)
    Moffatt, Laura
    Mole, ChrisSmith, Jacqui (Redditch)
    Moonie, Dr. LewisSmith, John (Glamorgan)
    Moore, MichaelSmith, Llew (Blaenau Gwent)
    Moran, MargaretSmith, Sir Robert (W Ab'd'ns & Kincardine)
    Morgan, Julie
    Morley, ElliotSoley, Clive
    Morris, rh EstelleSouthworth, Helen
    Mountford, KaliSpellar, rh John
    Mudie, GeorgeStewart, David (Inverness E & Lochaber)
    Mullin, Chris
    Murphy, Denis (Wansbeck)Stewart, Ian (Eccles)
    Murphy, rh Paul (Torfaen)Stinchcombe, Paul
    Naysmith, Dr. DougStoate, Dr. Howard
    Norris, Dan (Wansdyke)Strang, rh Dr. Gavin
    Oaten, Mark (Winchester)Stunell, Andrew
    O'Hara, EdwardSutcliffe, Gerry
    Olner, BillTami, Mark (Alyn)
    Öpik, LembitTaylor, rh Ann (Dewsbury)
    Organ, DianaTaylor, Dari (Stockton S)
    Owen, AlbertTaylor, Matthew (Truro)
    Palmer, Dr. NickTaylor, Dr. Richard (Wyre F)
    Pearson, IanThomas, Gareth (Clwyd W)
    Perham, LindaThomas, Gareth (Harrow W)
    Picking, AnneTimms, Stephen
    Pickthall, ColinTipping, Paddy
    Plaskitt, JamesTodd, Mark (S Derbyshire)
    Pollard, KerryTouhig, Don (Islwyn)
    Pond, Chris (Gravesham)Trickett, Jon
    Pope, Greg (Hyndburn)Truswell, Paul
    Pound, StephenTwigg, Derek (Halton)
    Prentice, Ms Bridget (Lewisham E)Twigg, Stephen (Enfield)
    Tyler, Paul (N Cornwall)
    Prentice, Gordon (Pendle)Tynan, Bill (Hamilton S)
    Prescott, rh JohnVaz, Keith (Leicester E)
    Price, Adam (E Carmarthen & Dinefwr)Vis, Dr. Rudi
    Walley, Ms Joan
    Primarolo, rh DawnWard, Claire
    Prosser, GwynWareing, Robert N.
    Pugh, Dr. JohnWatson, Tom (W Bromwich E)
    Purchase, KenWatts, David
    Purnell, JamesWebb, Steve (Northavon)
    Quin, rh JoyceWeir, Michael

    White, BrianWoodward, Shaun
    Whitehead, Dr. AlanWoolas, Phil
    Wicks, MalcolmWorthington, Tony
    Williams, rh Alan (Swansea W)Wright Anthony D. (Gt Yarmouth)
    Williams, Betty (Conwy)
    Williams, Hywel (Caernarfon)Wright, David (Telford)
    Williams, Roger (Brecon)Wright, Tony (Cannock)
    Wilson, BrianWygtt Derek
    Winnick, DavidYounger-Ross, Richard
    Winterton, Ms Rosie (Doncaster C)

    Tellers for the Ayes:

    Gillian Merron and

    Wishart, Pete

    Mr. Jim Murphy

    NOES

    Amess, DavidHendry, Charles
    Ancram, rh MichaelHermon, Lady
    Arbuthnot, rh JamesHoban, Mark (Fareham)
    Atkinson, David (Bour'mth E)Howard, rh Michael
    Atkinson, Peter (Hexham)Howarth, Gerald (Aldershot)
    Bacon, RichardHunter, Andrew
    Baldry, TonyJack, rh Michael
    Barker, GregoryJackson, Robert (Wantage)
    Beggs, Roy (E Antrim)Jenkin, Bernard
    Bellingham, HenryJohnson, Boris (Henley)
    Bercow, JohnKey, Robert (Salisbury)
    Beresford, Sir PaulKnight, rh Greg (E Yorkshire)
    Blunt, CrispinLaing, Mrs Eleanor
    Boswell, TimLait, Mrs Jacqui
    Brady, GrahamLansley, Andrew
    Brazier, JulianLeigh, Edward
    Browning, Mrs AngelaLewis, Dr. Julian (New Forest E)
    Burns, SimonLiddell-Grainger, Ian
    Burnside, DavidLidington, David
    Burt, AlistairLilley, rh Peter
    Cameron, DavidLoughton, Tim
    Cash, WilliamLuff, Peter (M-Worcs)
    Chapman, Sir Sydney (Chipping Barnet)McIntosh, Miss Anne
    Maclean, rh David
    Chope, ChristopherMcLoughlin, Patrick
    Clappison, JamesMalins, Humfrey
    Clarke, rh Kenneth (Rushcliffe)Maples, John
    Collins, TimMaude, rh Francis
    Conway, DerekMawhinney, rh Sir Brian
    Cormack, Sir PatrickMay, Mrs Theresa
    Curry, rh DavidMercer, Patrick
    Davis, rh David (Haltemprice & Howden)Mitchell, Andrew (Sutton Coldfield)
    Djanogly, JonathanMurrison, Dr. Andrew
    Donaldson, Jeffrey M.Norman, Archie
    Dorrell, rh StephenOsborne, George (Tatton)
    Duncan, Alan (Rutland)Ottaway, Richard
    Duncan, Peter (Galloway)Paisley, Rev. Ian
    Duncan Smith, rh IainPaterson, Owen
    Evans, NigelPickles, Eric
    Fabricant, MichaelPortillo, rh Michael
    Fallon, MichaelPrisk, Mark (Hertford)
    Field, Mark (Cities of London & Westminster)Redwood, rh John
    Robathan, Andrew
    Flight, HowardRobertson, Laurence (Tewk'b'ry)
    Flook, AdrianRosindell, Andrew
    Francois, MarkRuffley, David
    Gale, Roger (N Thanet)Selous, Andrew
    Gibb, Nick (Bognor Regis)Shephard, rh Mrs Gillian
    Goodman, PaulShepherd, Richard
    Gray, James (N Wilts)Simmonds, Mark
    Grayling, ChrisSimpson, Keith (M-Norfolk)
    Green, Damian (Ashford)Smyth, Rev. Martin (Belfast S)
    Greenway, JohnSoames, Nicholas
    Grieve, DominicSpicer, Sir Michael
    Gummer, rh JohnSpink, Bob (Castle Point)
    Hague, rh WilliamStanley, rh Sir John
    Hammond, PhilipSteen, Anthony
    Hayes, John (S Holland)Syms, Robert
    Heald, OliverTaylor, Ian (Esher)
    Heathcoat-Amory, rh DavidTaylor, John (Solihull)

    Taylor, Sir TeddyWiddecombe, rh Miss Ann
    Tredinnick, DavidWiggin, Bill
    Trend, Michaelwilletts, David
    Trimble, rh DavidWilshire, David
    Turner, Andrew (Isle of Wight)Yeo, Tim (S Suffolk)
    Tyrie, Andrew
    Viggers, Peter

    Tellers for the Noes:

    Waterson, Nigel

    Hugh Robertson and

    Watkinson, Angela

    Mr. Desmond Swayne

    Question accordingly agreed to.