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Bill documents — Finance Act 2017

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Finance Act 2017 c.10 27.04.2017


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
Lords HL Bill 128 (as introduced) | PDF version, 614KB 25.04.2017
Commons Bill 156 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 2MB 20.03.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 156 EN 2016-17 (PDF, 2MB) 20.03.2017
Commons Explanatory Notes on Budget resolutions (PDF, 236KB) 13.03.2017

"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 Legislative Grand Committee England, Wales and Northern Ireland Consent Motion - 25 April 2017 25.04.2017
Commons Speaker's Signed Certificate - 25 April 2017 (PDF, 42KB) 25.04.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 22 March 2017 (PDF, 50KB) 24.03.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 13 March 2017 (PDF, 43KB) 13.03.2017

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. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 25 April 2017 | PDF version, 202KB 25.04.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 April 2017 | PDF version, 106KB 24.04.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 April 2017 | PDF version, 21KB 20.04.2017

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 Committee of the whole House (PDF, 201KB) 25.04.2017

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 Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 25 April 2017 | PDF version, 172KB 26.04.2017

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