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Consolidated Fund Bill

This is the text of the Consolidated Fund Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 19th December 2000.


Mr Stephen Timms has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Consolidated Fund Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.

Consolidated Fund Bill




Apply certain sums out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on 31st March 2001.

Most Gracious Sovereign,

We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled, towards making good the supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the sums hereinafter mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31st March 2001.     1. The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom and apply towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the year ending on 31st March 2001 the sum of £4,434,307,000.
Short title.     2. This Act may be cited as the Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act 2000.

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