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Bill documents — Finance (No.2) 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 (No. 2) Act 2017 c.32 16.11.2017

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 71 (as introduced) (PDF, 2MB) 01.11.2017
Commons Bill 116 2017-19 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 2MB 26.10.2017
Commons Bill 102 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 2MB 08.09.2017

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, 4MB) 27.10.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 102 EN 2017-19 (PDF, 1MB) 07.09.2017
Commons Notes on the Ways and Means Resolutions (PDF, 228KB) 04.09.2017

"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 HM Treasury - 30 October 2017 (PDF, 402KB) 30.10.2017
Commons Departmental Assessment on EVEL (PDF, 374KB) 24.10.2017
Commons Information relating to Finance Bill (PDF, 75KB) 04.09.2017

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.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords List of Commons amendments | PDF version, 58KB 01.11.2017
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 164KB 31.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 27 October 2017 | PDF version, 161KB 30.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2017 | PDF version, 161KB 27.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 October 2017 | PDF version, 144KB 26.10.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 October 2017 | PDF version, 148KB 25.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 October 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 24.10.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 19 October 2017 | PDF version, 162KB 20.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 October 2017 | PDF version, 175KB 19.10.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 17 October 2017 | PDF version, 174KB 18.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 October 2017 | PDF version, 197KB 17.10.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 13 October 2017 | PDF version, 167KB 16.10.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 12 October 2017 | PDF version, 167KB 13.10.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 11 October 2017 | PDF version, 116KB 12.10.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 11 October 2017 | PDF version, 160KB 11.10.2017
Commons CWH Notices of Amendments as at 9 October 2017 | PDF version, 156KB 10.10.2017
Commons CWH Notices of Amendments as at 6 October 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 09.10.2017

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 on Report (PDF, 270KB) 31.10.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 181KB) 23.10.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 190KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 117KB) 16.10.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee of the whole House (PDF, 269KB) 10.10.2017

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 Report Stage Proceedings as at 31 October 2017 | PDF version, 130KB 01.11.2017
Commons All proceedings up to 24 October 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 174KB 25.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 October 2017 | PDF version, 139KB 25.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 19 October 2017 | PDF version, 130KB 20.10.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 October 2017 | PDF version, 175KB 18.10.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 11 October 2017 | PDF version, 138KB 12.10.2017

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 the Bill 27.10.2017

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Finance Bill 14.09.2017

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 Finance Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 07.11.2017

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: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission on clauses 63, 64, 65 and 67 (FB21) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group further submission on clause 64 (FB22) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group further submission on clause 63 and schedule 15 (FB23) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group further submission on clauses 60-62 (FB24) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Unite (FB25) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: An individual who wishes to remain anonymous (FB26) 25.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: An individual who wishes to remain anonymous (FB17) 20.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission Clauses 60, 61 and 62 and Schedule 14 (FB18) (PDF, 443KB) 20.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Nathan Hamilton (FB19) 20.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Taylor Wessing LLP (FB20) (PDF, 107KB) 20.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Mark Coulter, Technical Consultant, Kerr Henderson (Financial Services) Ltd (FB01) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: The Tax Faculty, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FB02) (PDF, 199KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) (FB03) (PDF, 429KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (clause 7) (FB05) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group further submission (Clause 17 and Schedule 3) (FB06) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation (clauses 18 and19 and schedule 4) (FB07) (PDF, 365KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission (clause 20 and schedule 5) (FB08) (PDF, 301KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission (clauses 27 and 28) (FB09) (PDF, 273KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission (clauses 29-33 and schedules 8-10) (FB10) (PDF, 316KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission (FB11) (PDF, 298KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) further submission New Schedule A1, paragraph 12 (FB12) (PDF, 319KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) further submission New Schedule A1, paragraph 14 (FB13) (PDF, 484KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission Clause 9 – Life insurance policies (FB14) (PDF, 276KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation further submission Clause 16 – Calculation of profits of trades and property businesses (FB15) (PDF, 298KB) 18.10.2017
Commons Written Evidence: Enterprise Tax Consultants (FB16) (PDF, 2MB) 18.10.2017

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 30/10/2017 from Mel Stride MP to George Howarth MP and Charles Walker MP regarding proposed Government amendments to the Finance Bill. 2p. (PDF, 81KB) 30.10.2017

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