Bill documents — Local Government Finance Bill 2016-17
Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.
|Bill 142 2016-17 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 329KB||21.02.2017|
|Bill 122 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 354KB||13.01.2017|
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 317KB)||23.02.2017|
Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 122-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 419KB||13.01.2017|
Delegated Powers Memoranda
The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.
|House||Delegated Powers Memorandum||Date|
|Dept for Communities and Local Government - 26 January 2017 (PDF, 448KB)||30.01.2017|
"English votes for English laws"
Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).
|House||English votes for English laws||Date|
|Memorandum from Department for Communities and Local Government - 28 February 2017 (PDF, 78KB)||28.02.2017|
|Speaker's Certificate - 18 January 2017 (PDF, 48KB)||18.01.2017|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
Selection of amendments: Commons
In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.
|House||Selection of amendments: Commons||Date|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 531KB)||20.02.2017|
|Consideration In Committee:Selection 3 (PDF, 537KB)||08.02.2017|
|Consideration In Committee:Selection 2 (PDF, 537KB)||06.02.2017|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 535KB)||01.02.2017|
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.
|House||Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons||Date|
|All proceedings up to 21 February 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 168KB||22.02.2017|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 February 2017 | PDF version, 143KB||22.02.2017|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 February 2017 | PDF version, 118KB||10.02.2017|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 February 2017 | PDF version, 120KB||08.02.2017|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 February 2017 | PDF version, 106KB||03.02.2017|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 31 January 2017 | PDF version, 102KB||01.02.2017|
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|Briefing Paper on progress of the Bill||02.03.2017|
|Briefing Paper on Second Reading||19.01.2017|
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Local Government Finance Bill: schedule of meetings (PDF, 214KB)||30.01.2017|
|Have your say on the Local Government Finance Bill||24.01.2017|
Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.
|Written Evidence: Local Government Association (LGA) (LGF 08)||22.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: Association of Convenience Stores (LGF 03) (PDF, 636KB)||21.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: Core Cities (LGF 04) (PDF, 306KB)||21.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: British BIDs (LGF 05)||21.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: British Property Federation (LGF 06)||21.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: British Chambers of Commerce (LGF 07) (PDF, 593KB)||21.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: Sedgemoor District Council (LGF 02)||09.02.2017|
|Written Evidence: Northern BIDs Group (LGF 01)||07.02.2017|
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