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EDM number 852 in 2012-13, proposed by John Mann on 13/12/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Companies and Taxation.

That this House notes that despite having almost one-third of the UK coffee shop market, Starbucks has paid corporation tax only once in the past 15 years; calls for Starbucks and other multinational companies to be taxed on the real value of their production in the UK, not an arbitrary feel-goodamount and, failing this, for each individual outlet to be taxed on its profits, as is the expectation for businesses in Worksop and Retford such as Miss Poppy's Coffee Shop or The Bay Tree; and urges local authorities to refuse planning permission to Starbucks and other tax-avoiding companies until they agree to pay the same level of tax as their small business competitors each and every year.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Mann13/12/2012BassetlawLabourProposed
Jeremy Corbyn13/12/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon17/12/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jonathan Edwards17/12/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Alan Meale18/12/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn18/12/2012Newport WestLabourSeconded
Andrew George18/12/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell18/12/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins18/12/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Bob Russell19/12/2012ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Ronnie Campbell19/12/2012Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff19/12/2012Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Mike Hancock19/12/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon19/12/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
David Anderson20/12/2012BlaydonLabourSigned
Martin Caton08/01/2013GowerLabourSigned

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