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Bill documents — Finance Act 2018

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 2018 (c. 3) 15.03.2018

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 86 (as introduced) | PDF version, 742KB 22.02.2018
Commons Bill 151 2017-19, as amended | PDF version, 771KB 16.01.2018
Commons Bill 134 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 760KB 01.12.2017

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. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 783KB) 18.01.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 134 2017-19 - Explanatory Notes by HM Treasury (PDF, 1MB) 01.12.2017

"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 Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 21 February 2018 (PDF, 62KB) 21.02.2018
Commons Legislative Grand Committee - 21 February 2018 (PDF, 14KB) 21.02.2018
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 21 February 2018 (PDF, 52KB) 21.02.2018
Commons Treasury EVEL memorandum on the Finance (No. 2) Bill – 20 February 2018 (PDF, 274KB) 20.02.2018
Commons Treasury EVEL Memorandum on the Finance (No.2) Bill - 16 January 2018 (PDF, 350KB) 16.01.2018
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 6 December 2017 (PDF, 51KB) 06.12.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate on the Budget Resolutions - 22 November 2017 (PDF, 55KB) 23.11.2017

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.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 21 February 2018 | PDF version, 193KB 21.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 February 2018 | PDF version, 190KB 20.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 February 2018 | PDF version, 185KB 19.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2018 | PDF version, 176KB 09.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2018 | PDF version, 178KB 08.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as 2 February 2018 | PDF version, 143KB 05.02.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018 | PDF version, 133KB 26.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 January 2018 | PDF version, 129KB 23.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2018 | PDF version, 137KB 19.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 January 2018 | PDF version, 202KB 16.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 January 2018 | PDF version, 203KB 15.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2018 | PDF version, 199KB 12.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 January 2018 | PDF version, 186KB 11.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 January 2017 | PDF version, 184KB 10.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 January 2018 | PDF version, 207KB 09.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 January 2018 | PDF version, 196KB 08.01.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 January 2018 | PDF version, 193KB 05.01.2018
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 21 December 2017 | PDF version, 177KB 22.12.2017
Commons PBC Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2017 | PDF version, 148KB 21.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 19 December 2017 | PDF version, 154KB 19.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 18 December 2017 | PDF version, 182KB 18.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2017 | PDF version, 181KB 15.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2017 | PDF version, 176KB 14.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 December 2017 | PDF version, 166KB 13.12.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2017 | PDF version, 172KB 12.12.2017

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, 278KB) 20.02.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 138KB) 15.01.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 208KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 139KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Committee of the whole house: Day2 (PDF, 272KB) 19.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole house: Days 1&2 (PDF, 283KB) 18.12.2017

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 21 February 2018 | PDF version, 161KB 22.02.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 16 January 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 197KB 17.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 January 2018 | PDF version, 166KB 17.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 January 2018 | PDF version, 117KB 12.01.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 January 2018 | PDF version, 131KB 10.01.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 19 December 2017 at Committee of the Whole House | PDF version, 157KB 20.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 19 December 2017 | PDF version, 132KB 20.12.2017
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 18 December 2017 | PDF version, 145KB 19.12.2017

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 08.02.2018
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 08.12.2017

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Have your say on the Finance No.2 Bill 14.12.2017

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: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB27) 17.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB28) 17.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: WTT Consulting Ltd (FB20) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB21) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: WTT Consulting Ltd - further submission (FB22) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation (Clause 35 and Schedule 10) further submission (FB23) (PDF, 360KB) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB24) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB25) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: James D Jones-Tinsley FPMI APFS, for and on behalf of Barnett Waddingham LLP (FB26) 11.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Accounting Technicians (ATT) (FB01) (PDF, 355KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: LEVC (FB02) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (Clause 10) (FB03) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (further submission) (Clauses 11-12 and Schedules 1-2) (FB04) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (further submission) (Clause 23 and Schedule 7) (FB05) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (further submission) (Clause 35 and Schedule 10) (FB06) (PDF, 460KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (Clause 38) (further submission) (FB07) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) (further submission) (Clause 14 – EIS, SEIS and VCT reliefs: risk to capital) (FB08) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) (Clause 6) (FB09) (PDF, 355KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB10) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB11) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Peter Lamberti (FB12) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation relating to Clauses 7-17 of Finance (FB13) (PDF, 332KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (FB14) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 18 (further submission) (FB15) (PDF, 305KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation Clause 38 (further submission) (FB16) (PDF, 290KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (further submission) (Clause 18 and Schedule 6) (FB17) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Taxation (clauses 19-32 and related schedules) further submission (FB18) (PDF, 334KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Written Evidence: This person wishes to remain anonymous (FB19) 10.01.2018

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Commons Letter from the Financial Secretary regarding Government amendments dated 15 January 2018 (PDF, 408KB) 23.01.2018
Commons Letter from the Financial Secretary regarding Government amendments dated 10 January 2018 (PDF, 496KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Letter from the Financial Secretary regarding Government amendments dated 21 December 2017 (PDF, 869KB) 10.01.2018
Commons Explanatory notes on the Budget Resolutions (PDF, 326KB) 22.11.2017
Commons Budget Resolutions (PDF, 153KB) 22.11.2017

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