Don Foster MP

Don Foster MP - 93/268 - Bath's #1 Supporter

Don Foster signs EDM 1919: TAXATION OF BINGO

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster signed EDM 1919 that states:

That this House recognises the important social and community role that bingo plays across the United Kingdom; believes the current 20 per cent. gross profit tax on bingo should be lowered to 15 per cent. to bring it in line with taxation on other forms of gambling; and supports a new report by the Bingo Association and Ernst and Young that demonstrates that such a reduction in taxation would have significant benefits for the Exchequer and would raise an additional 65 million in the period from 2011 to 2014.

Don Foster signs EDM 1849: DETENTION OF CHINESE ARTIST AI WEIWEI

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster signed EDM 1849 that states:

That this House is deeply concerned by recent reports of the detention of Ai Weiwei; notes with serious concern the detention of lawyers, artists, writers and government critics who are missingand possibly detained by the Chinese authorities in recent months; and calls on the Government to lead the international community in redoubling its efforts to ensure that China ends its human rights abuses.

Don Foster signs EDM 1855: UNIVERSITIES WEEK 2011

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster has signed EDM 1855 that states:

That this House welcomes Universities Week 2011, running from 13 to 19 June 2011; recognises the benefits of universities within UK society; notes the positive impact universities have on communities locally and globally; further notes the pivotal part they play in UK businesses and their contribution to the economy; highlights the importance of groundbreaking and innovative research being undertaken at institutions around the UK; and therefore acknowledges universities as a great investment for students, the taxpayer and the country as a whole.