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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 17 October 2017

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Finance Bill

 

(Except Clause 5 and any new Clauses or new Schedules relating to the tax treatment of


 

payments or benefits received in connection with the termination of an employment or a


 

change in the duties in, or earnings from, an employment; Clause 15 and any new Clauses or


 

new Schedules relating to the conditions under which business investment relief in Chapter


 

A1 of Part 14 of the Income Tax Act 2007 is available; Clause 25 and any new Clauses or new


 

Schedules relating to the extent to which trading profits are chargeable to corporation tax at


 

the Northern Ireland rate)


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

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.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Mel Stride

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 17

 

October) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 17 October; 

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 19 October;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 24 October;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 26 October;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4; Clauses

 

6 to 14; Schedule 1; Clause 16; Schedule 2; Clause 17; Schedule 3; Clause

 

18; Schedule 4; Clauses 19 and 20; Schedule 5; Clause 21; Schedule 6;

 

Clauses 22 to 24; Schedule 7; Clauses 26 to 29; Schedule 8; Clauses 30 and

 

31; Schedule 9; Clauses 32 and 33; Schedule 10; Clause 34; Schedule 11;


 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 35; Schedule 12; Clauses 36 to 55; Schedule 13; Clauses 56 to 61;

 

Schedule 14; Clauses 62 and 63; Schedule 15; Clauses 64 and 65; Schedule

 

16; Clause 66; Schedule 17; Clause 67; Schedule 18; Clauses 68 to 72; new

 

Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(3)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 26 October.

 


 

Mel Stride

 

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 1 Agreed to.

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Withdrawn after debate  13

 

Clause  2,  page  5,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

After section 170 (Orders etc relating to this Chapter), insert—

 

“170A

  Review of changes to appropriate percentages etc for cars

 

(1)    

Prior to 31 March 2018, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue

 

and Customs shall complete a review of the forecast effects of the

 

amendments made by subsections (1) to (4) of section 2 of the Finance

 

(No. 2) Act 2017.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular the effects on—

 

(a)    

the use of zero and ultra-low emission cars as company cars, and

 

(b)    

air quality in towns and cities

 

    

in each year from 2020-21 to 2030-31.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under

 

this section before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its

 

completion.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Negatived on division  14

 

Clause  3,  page  5,  line  22,  leave out “£500” and insert “£1,000”.


 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Kirsty Blackman

 

David Linden

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  3,  page  6,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“308D

  Review of use of provisions of section 308C

 

(1)    

Within one year of the passing of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017, the

 

Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs shall complete a review

 

of the use of the provisions of section 308C in tax years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the use of the relief by persons over 55, and

 

(b)    

the use of the relief by women born on or after 6 April 1950.

 

(3)    

The Commissioners shall consult the Financial Conduct Authority in carrying out

 

the review under this section.

 

(4)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under this section

 

before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its completion.”

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  3,  page  6,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“308D

  Review of effectiveness of provisions of section 308C

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and

 

Customs shall complete a review of the effectiveness of the operation of the

 

provisions of section 308C in tax years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the estimated value of the exemption in each tax year,

 

(b)    

the effects of the Conditions in subsections (6) and (7) , and

 

(c)    

the effects of the provisions on the availability and accessibility of

 

relevant pensions advice.

 

(3)    

The Commissioners shall consult the Financial Conduct Authority in carrying out

 

the review under this section.

 

(4)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under this section

 

before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its completion.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Negatived on division  16

 

Clause  4,  page  9,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

“(7A)    

After section 716B (Employment intermediaries, etc), insert—

 

“716C

  Review of effectiveness of changes to reliefs for legal expenses

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue

 

and Customs shall complete a review of the effectiveness of the changes

 

made to this Act by section 3 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular the estimated value of the

 

additional relief provided as a result of the changes in each tax year.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under

 

this section before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its

 

completion.””

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 6 Agreed to.

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Withdrawn after debate  17

 

Clause  7,  page  15,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

After section 227G (when pension rights are first flexibly accessed), insert—

 

“227H

  Review of effects of changes to money purchase annual allowance

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue

 

and Customs shall complete a review of the effects of the changes made

 

to this Act by section 7 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the change to the tax charge applied in each tax year, and

 

(b)    

the behavioural effects of the changes.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under

 

this section before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its

 

completion.””

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Negatived on division  18

 

Clause  8,  page  15,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

After section 13A (income charged at the dividend nil rate), insert—

 

“13B  

  Review of effects of changes to dividend nil rate

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue

 

and Customs shall complete a review of the effects of the changes made

 

to this Act by section 8 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2017.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular the effects on the self-employed.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under

 

this section before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its

 

completion.””

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

David Linden

 

Not selected  12

 

Page  15,  line  15,  leave out Clause 8

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Withdrawn after debate  19

 

Clause  9,  page  17,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“512B

  Review of operation of sections 507A and 512A

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2020, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and

 

Customs shall complete a review of the operation of sections 507A and 512A.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the number of applications made under each section,

 

(b)    

the number of occasions a gain was recalculated on a just and reasonable

 

basis under each section.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under this section

 

before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its completion.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clauses 10 to 14 Agreed to.


 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Negatived on division  20

 

Schedule  1,  page  103,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

“10A      

After section 257TE (minor definitions etc), insert—

 

“257TF 

  Review of operation of this Part

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue

 

and Customs shall complete a review of the operation of social

 

investment tax relief.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the effects of changes made to this Part by Schedule 1 to the

 

Finance (No. 2) Act 2017, and

 

(b)    

the effectiveness of the anti-abuse provision.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under

 

this section before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after

 

its completion.””

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 16 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 2 Agreed to.

 

Clause 17 Agreed to.

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Not called  21

 

Schedule  3,  page  155,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

“Chapter 3

 

Review of chapters 1 and 2

 

783BR

  Review of operation of this Part

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2020, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and

 

Customs shall complete a review of the operation of the provisions of this Part.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the use and effects of full relief,

 

(b)    

the use and effects of partial relief,

 

(c)    

the use of relief in relation to trading income, and

 

(d)    

the use of relief in relation to property income.

 

(3)    

The review shall compare the effects on the Exchequer in each of the first two

 

years of its operation with the effects forecast by the Office for Budget

 

Responsibility at the time of—

 

(a)    

the 2016 Budget, and


 
 

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Finance Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

the 2016 Autumn Statement.

 

(4)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under this section

 

before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its completion.”

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 18 Agreed to.

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Not called  22

 

Schedule  4,  page  230,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

“188FAA 

  Review of operation of this Part

 

(1)    

Prior to 30 June 2020, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and

 

Customs shall complete a review of the operation of the provisions of this Part.

 

(2)    

The review shall consider in particular—

 

(a)    

the use and effects of reliefs under this Part,

 

(b)    

the effects on the Exchequer in each year of operation,

 

(c)    

a comparison of the amounts referred to in paragraph (b) and any official

 

forecasts of those amounts prior to the introduction of this Part.

 

(3)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall lay a report of the review under this section

 

before the House of Commons as soon as practicable after its completion.”

 

Peter Dowd

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Jeff Smith

 

Not called  23

 

Schedule  4,  page  247,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“55A (1)  

Prior to 30 June 2019, the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and

 

Customs shall complete a review in accordance with the provisions of this

 

paragraph.

 

      (2)  

The review shall consider the changes made in—

 

(a)    

paragraphs 24 to 26 of this Schedule in relation to insurance

 

companies,

 

(b)    

paragraphs 27 to 46 of this Schedule in relation to certain creative

 

industries,

 

(c)    

paragraphs 47 to 55 of this Schedule in relation to oil activities.

 

      (3)  

The review shall consider in particular and in relation to each of the sectors

 

mentioned in sub-paragraph (2)—

 

(a)    

the use and effects of the changes made,

 

(b)    

the effects on the Exchequer in each year of operation,

 

(c)    

a comparison of the amounts referred to in paragraph (b) and any

 

official forecasts of those amounts prior to the introduction of this

 

Part, and

 

(d)    

any effects on the economic activities of companies and others in each

 

of the sectors mentioned in sub-paragraph (2).


 
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