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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

8

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

Seema Malhotra

Wera Hobhouse

Stephen Lloyd

Sir Edward Davey

Debbie Abrahams

Joseph Johnson

Mr Kenneth Clarke

Tonia Antoniazzi

Neil Coyle

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr David Lammy

Martin Whitfield

Catherine West

Chris Bryant

Darren Jones

Kerry McCarthy

Wes Streeting

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Maria Eagle

Daniel Zeichner

Ms Karen Buck

Kate Green

Dame Louise Ellman

Anna McMorrin

Rushanara Ali

Ruth Cadbury

Andy Slaughter

Helen Hayes

Mary Creagh

Stephen Timms

Owen Smith

Tulip Siddiq

Dr Rupa Huq

Mr Alistair Carmichael

Jamie Stone

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  89,  page  66,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, no later than the date provided for in

 

subsection (1C), lay before the House of Commons a statement of the

 

circumstances (in relation to the outcome of negotiations with the EU) that give

 

rise to the exercise of the power.

 

(1B)    

The statement under subsection (1A) must be accompanied by—

 

(a)    

an assessment of the fiscal and economic effects of the exercise of those

 

powers and the circumstances giving rise to them;

 

(b)    

a comparison of those fiscal and economic effects with the effects if—

 

(i)    

a negotiated withdrawal agreement and a framework for a future

 

relationship with the EU had been agreed to, and

 

(ii)    

the United Kingdom had remained a member of the European

 

Union;

 

(c)    

a statement by the Office for Budget Responsibility on the accuracy and

 

comprehensiveness of the assessment under paragraph (a) and the

 

comparison under paragraph (b).

 

(1C)    

The date provided for in this subsection is—

 

(a)    

a date which is no less than seven days before the date on which a

 

Minister of the Crown proposes to make a motion for the purposes of

 

section 13(1)(b) of the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018 and after

 

the passing of this Act, or

 

(b)    

a date which is no less than seven days before the date on which a

 

Minister of the Crown proposes to make a motion for the purposes of

 

section 13(6)(a) of the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018 and after

 

the passing of this Act, or

 

(c)    

a date which is no less than seven days before the date on which a

 

Minister of the Crown proposes to make a motion for the purposes of

 

section 13(8)(b)(i) of the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018 and after

 

the passing of this Act, or

 

(d)    

the date on which this Act is passed,

 

    

whichever is the earliest.”


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

9

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Jonathan Reynolds

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Clive Lewis

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  89,  page  66,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

No regulations under this section may be made until the Chancellor of the

 

Exchequer has laid a statement before the House of Commons setting out—

 

(a)    

a list of the powers in relevant tax legislation that the Treasury has

 

acquired since June 2016 in connection with the United Kingdom’s

 

withdrawal from the European Union,

 

(b)    

a list of the powers in relevant tax legislation the Treasury expects to

 

acquire if—

 

(i)    

a withdrawal agreement and a framework for a future

 

relationship with the European Union have been agreed to, or

 

(ii)    

the United Kingdom has left the European Union without a

 

negotiated withdrawal agreement.

 

(c)    

a description of any powers conferred upon the House of Commons

 

(whether by means of the approval or annulment of statutory instruments

 

or otherwise) in connection with the exercise of the powers set out in

 

subsection (b).”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Clive Lewis

 

Anneliese Dodds

Jonathan Reynolds

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Negatived on division  22

 

Clause  89,  page  66,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, no later than a week after the passing of

 

this Act and before exercising the power in subsection (1), lay before the House

 

of Commons a review of the following matters—

 

(a)    

the fiscal and economic effects of the exercise of those powers and of the

 

outcome of negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the

 

European Union giving rise to their exercise;

 

(b)    

a comparison of those fiscal and economic effects with the effects if a

 

negotiated withdrawal agreement and a framework for a future

 

relationship with the EU had been agreed to;

 

(c)    

any differences in the exercise of those powers in respect of—

 

(i)    

Great Britain, and

 

(ii)    

Northern Ireland;

 

(d)    

any differential effects in relation to the matters specified in paragraphs

 

(a) and (b) in relation between—

 

(i)    

Great Britain, and

 

(ii)    

Northern Ireland.”


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

10

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Ian Blackford

 

Alison Thewliss

 

Ronnie Cowan

 

Mhairi Black

 

Patrick Grady

 

Negatived on division  7

 

Clause  89,  page  67,  line  1,  leave out subsection (5) and insert—

 

“(5)    

No statutory instrument containing regulations under this section may be made

 

unless a draft has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the House of

 

Commons.”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Clive Lewis

 

Anneliese Dodds

Jonathan Reynolds

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  89,  page  67,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

No regulations may be made under this section unless the United Kingdom has

 

left the European Union without a negotiated withdrawal agreement.”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Clive Lewis

 

Anneliese Dodds

Jonathan Reynolds

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Not selected  21

 

Clause  89,  page  67,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, no later than twelve months after the first

 

exercise of the powers under subsection (1), lay before the House of Commons a

 

review of the impact of those powers on tax receipts.”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Jonathan Reynolds

 

Anneliese Dodds

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

Clive Lewis

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  89,  page  67,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“(7)    

This section shall, subject to subsection (8), cease to have effect at the end of the

 

period of two years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

 

(8)    

The Treasury may by regulations provide that this section shall continue in force

 

for an additional period of up to three years from the end of the period specified

 

in subsection (7).


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

11

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

(9)    

No regulations may be made under subsection (8) unless a draft has been laid

 

before and approved by a resolution of the House of Commons.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Ian Blackford

 

Alison Thewliss

 

Ronnie Cowan

 

Mhairi Black

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  90,  page  67,  line  16,  after “may”, insert “(subject to subsections (1A) and

 

(1B))”

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Ian Blackford

 

Alison Thewliss

 

Ronnie Cowan

 

Mhairi Black

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  90,  page  67,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

Before proposing to incur expenditure under subsection (1), the Secretary of State

 

must lay before the House of Commons—

 

(a)    

a statement of the circumstances (in relation to negotiations relating to

 

the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union) that give

 

rise to the need for such preparatory expenditure, and

 

(b)    

an estimate of the expenditure to be incurred.

 

(1B)    

No expenditure may be incurred under subsection (1) unless the House of

 

Commons comes to a resolution that it has considered the statement and estimate

 

under subsection (1A) and approves the proposed expenditure.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

12

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

NEW CLAUSES OR NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF CLAUSES

 

68 TO 78 AND 89 AND 90

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Ian Blackford

 

Alison Thewliss

 

Ronnie Cowan

 

Mhairi Black

 

Patrick Grady

 

Not called  NC10

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of expenditure implications of Part 3

 

(1)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer must review the expenditure implications of

 

commencing Part 3of this Act and lay a report of that review before the House of

 

Commons within six months of the passing of this Act.

 

(2)    

No regulations may be made by the Commissioners under section 78(1) unless

 

the review under subsection (1) has been laid before the House of Commons.”

 


 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Ian Blackford

 

Alison Thewliss

 

Ronnie Cowan

 

Mhairi Black

 

Patrick Grady

Vernon Coaker

 

Not called  NC11

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Report on consultation on certain provisions of this Act (No. 3)

 

(1)    

No later than two months after the passing of this Act, the Chancellor of the

 

Exchequer must lay before the House of Commons a report on the consultation

 

undertaken on the provisions in subsection (2).

 

(2)    

Those provisions are—

 

(a)    

sections 68 to 78,

 

(b)    

section 89, and

 

(c)    

section 90.

 

(3)    

A report under this section must specify in respect of each provision listed in

 

subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

whether a version of the provision was published in draft,

 

(b)    

if so, whether changes were made as a result of consultation on the draft,

 

(c)    

if not, the reasons why the provision was not published in draft and any

 

consultation which took place on the proposed provision in the absence

 

of such a draft.”

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 19 November 2018  

13

 

Finance (No. 3) Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Peter Dowd

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Clive Lewis

 

Anneliese Dodds

Lyn Brown

Thelma Walker

 

Not called  NC17

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of the carbon emissions tax (No. 3)

 

    

Within twelve months of the commencement of Part 3 of the Act, the Chancellor

 

of the Exchequer must review the carbon emissions tax to determine—

 

(a)    

the effect of the carbon emissions tax on the United Kingdom’s carbon

 

price in the context of non-participation in the European Union emissions

 

trading scheme, and

 

(b)    

the effect of the carbon emissions tax on the United Kingdom’s ability to

 

comply with its fourth and fifth carbon budgets.”

 

Progress reported.


 
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