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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 26th June 2007

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Finance Bill, as amended in the Committee and the Public Bill


 

Committee


 

[ Second Day]


 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Mr Colin Breed

 

Withdrawn  38

 

Page  3,  line  15  [Clause  4],  leave out Clause 4.

 


 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Not selected  50

 

Page  8,  line  13,  leave out Clause 12.

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Not selected  18

 

Page  8,  line  29  [Clause  12],  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

The Treasury may by regulations prohibit the charging by airlines of an

 

administration fee, or any similar fee, for the refunding to passengers of any duty

 

paid under the 1994 Act, as amended by this section, in respect of—

 

(a)    

a cancelled flight,

 

(b)    

a flight in respect of which a passenger does not avail himself of this

 

contractual entitlement to be carried.

 

(8)    

It is immaterial, for the purposes of subsection (7)(b), whether a passenger, under

 

the terms of his contract with the relevant airline, forfeits any moneys paid for his

 

ticket.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 26th June 2007                

428

 

Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Withdrawn  6

 

Page  14,  line  9  [Clause  19],  leave out sub-paragraph (a).

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  7

 

Page  14,  line  35  [Clause  19],  at end insert—

 

‘(8)    

Regulations under section 58B shall expire one year after coming into force, but,

 

subject to subsection (9) below, without prejudice to the making of further

 

regulations under that section.

 

(9)    

Further regulations under section 58B may not be made unless they contain a

 

provision specifying that they expire one year after coming into force.’.

 

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

 

Agreed to  1

 

Page  14,  line  37  [Clause  19],  at end insert—

 

‘“(5)    

The first set of regulations under section 58B (new zero-carbon homes) may not

 

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

 

House of Commons.’.

 


 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Withdrawn  3

 

Page  15,  line  10  [Clause  20],  leave out sub-paragraph (b).

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Negatived on division  34

 

Page  15,  line  17  [Clause  20],  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

The Treasury shall prepare and lay before the House of Commons annually a

 

report on the effectiveness of the tax relief mentioned in subsection (1) in

 

achieving its objectives, with particular reference to the change in the amount of

 

electricity generated by microgeneration systems.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 26th June 2007                

429

 

Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  4

 

Page  15,  line  29  [Clause  21],  leave out sub-paragraph (c).

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  35

 

Page  15,  line  20,  leave out Clause 21.

 


 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  5

 

Page  16,  line  5  [Clause  21],  leave out sub-paragraph (c).

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  36

 

Page  16,  line  19  [Clause  21],  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

The Treasury shall prepare and lay before the House of Commons annually a

 

report on the effectiveness of the tax relief mentioned in subsections (1) and (2)

 

in achieving its objectives, with particular reference to the change in the number

 

of domestic microgeneration schemes.’.

 


 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Mr Colin Breed

 

Withdrawn  39

 

Page  27,  line  2,  leave out Clause 35.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 26th June 2007                

430

 

Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Julia Goldsworthy

 

Dr Vincent Cable

 

Mr Colin Breed

 

Withdrawn  37

 

Page  47,  line  21  [Clause  70],  leave out lines 21 to 25.

 


 

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

 

Agreed to  2

 

Page  70,  line  13  [Clause  97],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In section 97(4) of that Act (orders ceasing to have effect unless approved by

 

House of Commons), after paragraph (ea) insert—

 

“(eb)    

an order under section 77A(9) or (9A);”.’.

 


 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Withdrawn  8

 

Page  92,  line  21  [Schedule  3],  leave out from ‘person’ to first ‘the’ in line 22 and

 

insert ‘whose sole or main business (either alone or together with that of any associate) is

 

the provision or facilitation of’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  9

 

Page  92,  line  23  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘involved with the company’ and insert

 

‘regularly involved (either directly or through an associate) with all or most aspects of

 

running the company on an ongoing basis’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  11

 

Page  92,  line  29  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘influences or’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 26th June 2007                

431

 

Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  12

 

Page  92,  line  29  [Schedule  3],  at end insert ‘or’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Negatived on division  13

 

Page  92,  line  30  [Schedule  3],  leave out lines 30 to 34 and insert—

 

‘(c)    

exerts a substantial degree of influence over the provision of those

 

services by providing a standardised company product to the individual

 

(“the worker”) whose services are then provided by the company.

 

(2A)    

For the purposes of subsection (2), arrangements involve a standardised company

 

product if—

 

(a)    

the arrangements have standardised, or substantially standardised,

 

documentation—

 

(i)    

the purpose of which is to enable the implementation, by the

 

worker, of the arrangements; and

 

(ii)    

the form of which is determined by the provider, and is not

 

tailored, to any material extent, to reflect the circumstances of

 

the worker;

 

(b)    

the worker enters into a specific arrangement or series of arrangements;

 

and

 

(c)    

that arrangement or that series of arrangements is standardised, or

 

substantially standardised, in form and is connected with the provision of

 

services by the worker.’.

 


 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  10

 

Page  97,  line  14  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

References in section 61B to an associate of a person (“P”) shall include a person

 

who, for the purposes of securing that the individual’s services are provided by a

 

company, acts in concert with P (or with P and other persons).’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 26th June 2007                

432

 

Finance Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  14

 

Page  98,  line  15  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘an officer of Revenue and Customs

 

considers’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  15

 

Page  98,  line  22  [Schedule  3],  leave out ‘encouraged or’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  16

 

Page  98,  line  26  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

No person shall fall within the scope of subsection (2)(c) above unless they knew

 

or could have reasonably been expected to know that the services of the

 

individual were being provided by a managed service company.’.

 

Mr David Cameron

 

Mr George Osborne

 

Mrs Theresa Villiers

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Not called  17

 

Page  98,  line  32  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

HM Revenue and Customs may not pursue any person mentioned in any

 

paragraph of subsection (2) under the provisions of this section unless, in the

 

opinion of an officer of Revenue and Customs—

 

(a)    

it is impossible to recover the specified amount from any other person

 

mentioned in any of the preceding paragraphs of subsection (2), or

 

(b)    

it is impracticable to recover the specified amount from any of those

 

persons.’.

 


 

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

 

Agreed to  19

 

Page  148,  line  33  [Schedule  9],  at end insert—

 

    ‘( )  

In section 431 of ICTA, at end insert—


 
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