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IR35 review and off-payroll tax roll-out to private sector

EDM (Early Day Motion) 13: tabled on 19 December 2019

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 50 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the previous Government’s plans to extend the off-payroll (IR35) changes to the private sector, despite the damage that this has done to the public sector including the NHS; further notes that the off-payroll tax means a 14.3 per cent extra cost on UK business made up of National Insurance and the Apprenticeship Levy; believes that this will damage the UK’s flexible workforce and the UK economy, driving up project costs and depriving businesses of access to key skills; notes that firms are already laying off self-employed contractors and that others are looking to offshore resource to avoid the extra costs; further notes that HMRC estimate that 153,000 UK contractors could lose up 25 per cent of their pay and that thousands of contractors will be asked to pay their clients employment tax bills, without getting the benefits of employment such as sick and holiday pay and a pension contribution; is concerned that the off-payroll tax will lead to tax non-compliance and the danger of people being lured into avoidance schemes, as happened with those now facing the loan charge; welcomes the commitment made by the Chancellor to hold an IR35 review made during the election, but believes this is will only be a genuine review if the roll-out is halted; and therefore calls for an immediate halt to the off-payroll tax roll-out and announcement of an independent review looking into how best to recognise contracting and freelancing in the tax system..

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Strangford
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Midlothian
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Glasgow South West
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2020
North East Fife
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2020
Kingston and Surbiton
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2020
Ealing, Southall
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2020
North Durham
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2020
Richmond Park
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Perkins, Mr Toby
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2020
Chesterfield
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2020
North Tyneside
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2020
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2020
Edinburgh West
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2020
Brentford and Isleworth
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 January 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 22 January 2020
North Down
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2020
Hartlepool
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2020
Harrow West
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 January 2020
Belfast East
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2020
Ilford North
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2020
Ealing Central and Acton
David, Wayne
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2020
Caerphilly
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 February 2020
Glasgow North West
Nichols, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2020
Warrington North
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 February 2020
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gill, Preet Kaur
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2020
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2020
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2020
Central Ayrshire
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2020
Alyn and Deeside
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2020
Westminster North
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2020
Leyton and Wanstead
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2020
Ochil and South Perthshire
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Lopresti, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 4 May 2020
Filton and Bradley Stoke
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 May 2020
East Antrim
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 May 2020
Dunfermline and West Fife
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2020
East Renfrewshire
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 May 2020
Belfast South
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2020
Norwich South
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2020
Coventry South
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2020
Edinburgh South West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.