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Bill stages — Finance Act 2012

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Stage Date
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 26 March, 2012 26.03.2012
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 16 April, 2012 16.04.2012
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 16 April, 2012 16.04.2012
Carry-over motion: House of Commons Carry-over motion: House of Commons 16 April, 2012 16.04.2012
Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons 18 April, 2012 18.04.2012
Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Commons Committee: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 19 April, 2012 19.04.2012
Committee Debate - 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 1st sitting: House of Commons 24 April, 2012 (1) (2) 24.04.2012
Committee Debate - 2nd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 2nd sitting: House of Commons 24 April, 2012 (1) (2) 24.04.2012
Committee Debate - 3rd sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 3rd sitting: House of Commons 26 April, 2012 (1) (2) 26.04.2012
Committee Debate - 4th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 4th sitting: House of Commons 26 April, 2012 (1) (2) 26.04.2012
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 10 May, 2012 10.05.2012
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 10 May, 2012 10.05.2012
Committee Debate - 5th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 5th sitting: House of Commons 22 May, 2012 (1) (2) 22.05.2012
Committee Debate - 6th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate - 6th sitting: House of Commons 22 May, 2012 (1) (2) 22.05.2012
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons 24 May, 2012 (1) (2) 24.05.2012
Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons 24 May, 2012 (1) (2) 24.05.2012
Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons 12 June, 2012 (1) (2) 12.06.2012
Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons 12 June, 2012 (1) (2) 12.06.2012
Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons 14 June, 2012 (1) (2) 14.06.2012
Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons 14 June, 2012 (1) (2) 14.06.2012
Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons 19 June, 2012 (1) (2) 19.06.2012
Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons 19 June, 2012 (1) (2) 19.06.2012
Committee Debate: 15th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 15th sitting: House of Commons 21 June, 2012 (1) (2) 21.06.2012
Committee Debate: 16th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 16th sitting: House of Commons 21 June, 2012 (1) (2) 21.06.2012
Committee Debate: 17th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 17th sitting: House of Commons 26 June, 2012 (1) (2) 26.06.2012
Committee Debate: 18th sitting: House of Commons Committee Debate: 18th sitting: House of Commons 26 June, 2012 (1) (2) 26.06.2012
Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons 2 July, 2012 02.07.2012
Ways and Means resolution (No. 2): House of Commons Ways and Means resolution (No. 2): House of Commons 2 July, 2012 02.07.2012
Ways and Means resolution (No. 3): House of Commons Ways and Means resolution (No. 3): House of Commons 2 July, 2012 02.07.2012
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 2 July, 2012 02.07.2012
Report: 1st sitting: House of Commons Report: 1st sitting: House of Commons 2 July, 2012 02.07.2012
Report: 2nd sitting: House of Commons Report: 2nd sitting: House of Commons 3 July, 2012 03.07.2012
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons 3 July, 2012 03.07.2012
1st reading: House of Lords 1st reading: House of Lords 4 July, 2012 04.07.2012
2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords 16 July, 2012 16.07.2012
Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting: House of Lords 16 July, 2012 16.07.2012
Report stage: House of Lords Report stage: House of Lords 16 July, 2012 16.07.2012
3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords 16 July, 2012 16.07.2012
Royal Assent Royal Assent 17 July, 2012 17.07.2012

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