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Bill documents — Savings (Government Contributions) 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
Savings (Government Contributions) Act 2017 c.2 17.01.2017

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
Lords HL Bill 85 (as introduced) | PDF version, 167KB 13.12.2016
Commons Bill 59 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 168KB 06.09.2016

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 85 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 561KB 13.12.2016
Commons Bill 59-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 369KB 06.09.2016

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 Supplementary from HM Treasury - 12 December 2016 (PDF, 374KB) 14.12.2016
Commons HM Treasury - September 2016 (PDF, 425KB) 24.11.2016

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 Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 12 December 2016 | PDF version, 160KB 12.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2016 | PDF version, 159KB 09.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2016 | PDF version, 158KB 08.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2016 | PDF version, 132KB 07.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 132KB 02.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 November 2016 | PDF version, 107KB 22.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 November 2016 | PDF version, 142KB 01.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 October 2016 | PDF version, 142KB 28.10.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 October 2016 | PDF version, 147KB 27.10.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 October 2016 | PDF version, 147KB 26.10.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 October 2016 | PDF version, 150KB 25.10.2016

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 on Report (PDF, 261KB) 12.12.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: selection 2 (PDF, 257KB) 31.10.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: selection 1 (PDF, 262KB) 27.10.2016

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 Report Stage Proceedings as at 12 December 2016 | PDF version, 132KB 13.12.2016
Commons All proceedings up to 1 November 2016 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 123KB 02.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 November 2016 | PDF version, 115KB 02.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 October 2016 | PDF version, 111KB 28.10.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 October 2016 | PDF version, 110KB 26.10.2016

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 Committee Stage Report 10.11.2016
Commons Briefing paper on Second Reading 12.10.2016

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Savings (Government Contributions) Bill: Schedule of meetings (PDF, 79KB) 24.10.2016
Commons Have your say on the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill 19.10.2016

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Savings (Government Contributions) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 22.12.2016

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: True Potential LLP (SGCB 04) (PDF, 114KB) 01.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Zurich Savings (SGCB 05) (PDF, 347KB) 01.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: B&CE (SGCB 06) (PDF, 368KB) 01.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Prospect (SGCB 03) 27.10.2016
Commons Written Evidence: StepChange Debt Charity (SGCB 01) 25.10.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (SGCB 02) 25.10.2016

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons Northern Ireland Assembly: 25 November 2016 (PDF) 28.11.2016

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