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Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
David Gauke
HM Treasury

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015 c.31 22.07.2015

Latest news on the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 21 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015

This Bill provides Parliamentary authority for funds requested by the Government. It is part of what is called 'supply procedure'. This is how Parliament grants the Government’s requests for resources.

There are usually two of this type of Bill each year, in March and July. Proceedings on the Bill are formal – there is no debate.

Key areas

  • Authorises provision sought in the Supplementary Estimates and the Vote on Account
  • Authorises the release of money from the Consolidated Fund, which is the Government’s bank account.

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