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Bill documents — Local Government Finance Bill 2016-17

Bills

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.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 142 2016-17 (as amended in Public Bill Committee) | PDF version, 329KB 21.02.2017
Commons 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
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 317KB) 23.02.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons 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
Commons 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
Commons Memorandum from Department for Communities and Local Government - 28 February 2017 (PDF, 78KB) 28.02.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 18 January 2017 (PDF, 48KB) 18.01.2017

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 April 2017 | PDF version, 169KB 12.04.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 March 2017 | PDF version, 169KB 20.03.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 March 2017 | PDF version, 164KB 15.03.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 March 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 09.03.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 08.03.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2017 | PDF version, 141KB 02.03.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 February 2017 | PDF version, 138KB 27.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2017 | PDF version, 137KB 23.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 21 February 2017 | PDF version, 173KB 21.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 17 February 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 20.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2017 | PDF version, 165KB 17.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 February 2017 | PDF version, 170KB 10.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 February 2017 | PDF version, 175KB 09.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2017 | PDF version, 172KB 08.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 February 2017 | PDF version, 193KB 07.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 February 2017 | PDF version, 192KB 03.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 2 February 2017 | PDF version, 187KB 02.02.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 January 2017 | PDF version, 187KB 01.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 31 January 2017 | PDF version, 178KB 31.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 January 2017 | PDF version, 100KB 30.01.2017

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
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 531KB) 20.02.2017
Commons Consideration In Committee:Selection 3 (PDF, 537KB) 08.02.2017
Commons Consideration In Committee:Selection 2 (PDF, 537KB) 06.02.2017
Commons 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
Commons All proceedings up to 21 February 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 168KB 22.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 21 February 2017 | PDF version, 143KB 22.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 February 2017 | PDF version, 118KB 10.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 February 2017 | PDF version, 120KB 08.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 February 2017 | PDF version, 106KB 03.02.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 31 January 2017 | PDF version, 102KB 01.02.2017

Briefing papers

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.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on progress of the Bill 02.03.2017
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 19.01.2017

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Local Government Finance Bill: schedule of meetings (PDF, 214KB) 30.01.2017
Commons Have your say on the Local Government Finance Bill 24.01.2017

Written evidence

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.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Local Government Association (LGA) (LGF 08) 22.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Convenience Stores (LGF 03) (PDF, 636KB) 21.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Core Cities (LGF 04) (PDF, 306KB) 21.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: British BIDs (LGF 05) 21.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: British Property Federation (LGF 06) 21.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: British Chambers of Commerce (LGF 07) (PDF, 593KB) 21.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Sedgemoor District Council (LGF 02) 09.02.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Northern BIDs Group (LGF 01) 07.02.2017

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