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.


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.