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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 18 October 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Small Charitable Donations and Childcare


 

Payments Bill


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Jane Ellison

 

Resolved

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 18

 

October) meet at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 18 October;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 18 October.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 18 October 2016        

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Small Charitable Donations and Childcare , continued

 
 

Jane Ellison

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Rebecca Long Bailey

 

Withdrawn after debate  1

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  1,  leave out lines 1 to 6 and insert—

 

“(a)    

in the heading after “small”, delete “cash payment” and insert “donation”

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (1) omit the words “in cash”;

 

(c)    

after that sub-paragraph insert—

 

“(1A)    

The gift must be made

 

(a)    

in cash;

 

(b)    

by cheque;

 

(c)    

by electronic communication; or

 

(d)    

by a contactless payment.”

 

(d)    

in sub-paragraph (3) after the definition of “cash” insert—

 

““cheque” means a written order instructing a bank to pay

 

upon its presentation to the person designated in it, or the

 

to the person possessing it, a certain sum of money from

 

the account of the person who draws it;

 

“electronic communication” means a payment made via the

 

internet or text message;””

 

Nigel Mills

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  1,  after “contactless”, insert “or SMS message”

 

Nigel Mills

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  6,  at end insert “, or

 

(c)    

by an SMS message”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 3 to 9 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 18 October 2016        

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Small Charitable Donations and Childcare , continued

 
 

NEW CLAUSES

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Negatived on division  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Abolition of Gift Aid donations threshold

 

(1)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must carry out an assessment of the impact on

 

charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs of amending the Gift Aid Small

 

Donations Scheme so as to remove the 10% Gift Aid donations threshold that

 

must be met in order to access the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, including

 

an assessment of the differential impact on different sizes of charities and

 

Community Amateur Sports Clubs concerned.

 

(2)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must lay a report of the assessment before the

 

House of Commons within six months of the passing of this Act.”

 


 

Rebecca Long Bailey

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of anti-fraud measures in relation to Gift Aid Small Donations

 

Scheme

 

(1)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall, within six months of the passing of this

 

Act, publish an assessment of the efficacy of anti-fraud measures designed to

 

regulate the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, including, but not limited to, the

 

Gift Aid donations threshold.

 

(2)    

The assessment shall have particular reference to the efficacy of the matching

 

requirement.”

 


 

Rebecca Long Bailey

 

Withdrawn  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Scouts, Guides and Army, Navy and Air Force Cadet Branches to be

 

exempted from connected charities rule

 

(1)    

Section 5 of the Small Charitable Donations Act 2012 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection (5), insert—

 

“(5A)    

For the purposes of this Act, local Scout Groups, Guide Groups, Army,

 

Navy and Air Force Cadet groups are not considered to be connected.””

 

Bill to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 18 October 2016