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House of Commons

 
 

Friday 5 December 2014

 

Consideration of Bill

 

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International Development (Official Development Assistance


 

Target) Bill


 

New Clauses

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“The Independent Commission for Aid Impact

 

(1)    

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) shall have responsibility to

 

carry out independent evaluation of the relevance, impact, value-for-money,

 

efficiency and effectiveness of the ODA in accordance with the provisions of this

 

Act.

 

(2)    

The Schedule [The Independent Commission for Aid Impact] makes further

 

provisions about the ICAI.”

 


 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Reduction of Cabinet members’ salaries if 0.7% target not met

 

If an annual report laid before Parliament in 2016 or any subsequent calendar year

 

shows that the 0.7% target has not been met in the report year, salaries provided

 

for under Section 1 and Part  1 of Schedule 1 to the Ministerial and Other Salaries

 

Act 1975 shall each be reduced by £1000 in the following financial year.”

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

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, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Annual reporting: relevant period

 

(1)    

The International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006 shall be

 

amended by leaving out section 1(2) and inserting—

 

“(2)    

In this Act, “relevant period” means a period of 12 months ending with

 

31 March in the case of information which is normally produced by

 

reference to financial years.””

 


 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Independent International Development Office

 

(1)    

There shall be established an independent body known as the Independent

 

International Development Office (referred to in this Act as “the IIDO”).

 

(2)    

The Schedule [The Independent International Development Office] makes

 

provision about the IIDO.”

 


 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC5

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Calculation of ODA for the purposes of section 1

 

An amount equivalent to the following annual payments, or estimates thereof,

 

shall be included in the calculation of annual UK ODA for the purposes of section

 

1—

 

(a)    

the amount payable by the United Kingdom to the European Union.

 

(b)    

Welfare benefits paid to foreign nationals.

 

(c)    

Welfare benefits paid to UK nationals living abroad.

 

(d)    

The administrative costs of the Department for International

 

Development and its agencies and associated public bodies.”

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

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, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Calculation of Gross National Income for the purposes of section 1

 

Adjustments to the figure provided to Parliament as the UK’s gross national

 

income as at the end of the financial year shall not change or invalidate the UK’s

 

performance against the target under section 1.”

 


 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

NC7

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Applicability and expiry of the provisions of this Act

 

(1)    

This Act shall come into force on such a day appointed by the Secretary of State

 

by an order contained in a statutory instrument.

 

(2)    

An order under subsection (1) shall not be made unless a referendum has taken

 

place in the United Kingdom and more than 50% of those casting a vote do so in

 

favour of meeting the target.

 

(3)    

This Act shall only have effect in those years where the United Kingdom records

 

a budget surplus.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may vary the target mentioned in section 1 by an order

 

contained in a statutory instrument in response to the UK leaving or joining a

 

multilateral organisation which itself disburses ODA.

 

(5)    

This Act shall expire on the anniversary of its coming into force in the fifth year

 

of its being so in force.”

 


 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  after “assistance” insert “including any net payments to

 

the European Union.”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  3,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”


 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

1220

 

, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out “gross national income” and insert “final gross

 

national income of the preceding year.”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  after “income”, insert “in 1975”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out “met” and insert “progressed toward”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out “calendar” and insert “financial”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  at end insert “when the central government net cash

 

requirement is in surplus.”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”


 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

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, continued

 
 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  leave out from “by” to end of line 9 and insert “the Office

 

for Budget Responsibility.”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  13,  at end insert ““financial year”, for the purposes of this

 

Act, includes a period which begins with the day on which this Act comes into force and

 

ends on the following 31 March.”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  17,  leave out “as soon as reasonably practicable” and insert

 

“, no more than 10 days during which both Houses of Parliament are sitting,”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  18,  leave out from “statement” to end of line 19.

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  2,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  2,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”


 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

1222

 

, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  5,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  5,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  7,  leave out from “State,” to end of line 8 and insert “need

 

take no action on the basis of such a revision.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  8,  leave out from “statement” to end of line 9.

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  10,  leave out subsections (3) and (4).

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  10,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  10,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  18,  leave out “any steps” and insert “with what steps, if any”.

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”


 
 

Consideration of Bill:                               

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, continued

 
 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  19,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  34,  leave out “0.7% and insert “0.67%”

 

Mr Christoper Chope

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  25,  leave out Clause 3.

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  4,  page  2,  line  34,  leave out “the 0.7% and insert “a 0.35%”

 

Philip Davies

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Page  2,  line  36,  leave out Clause 5.

 

Mr Christoper Chope

 

Clause  5,  page  2,  line  39,  at end insert “and is relevant, sustainable and capable of

 

having a measurable impact.”

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Clause  6,  page  3,  line  2,  leave out from “Development” to “Act”.


 
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