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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 13 January 2011

 

Consideration of Bill

 

National Insurance Contributions Bill


 

New Clause

 

Annual report by HM Treasury

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Her Majesty’s Treasury shall, following Royal Assent, provide an annual report

 

to Parliament which will set out—

 

(a)    

the total sum of business expenditure saved under the secondary

 

contributions holiday for each of the years of the scheme’s operation;

 

(b)    

by constituency—

 

(i)    

the number of businesses availing themselves of the secondary

 

contributions holiday;

 

(ii)    

the number of employees designated qualifying employees

 

under the scheme; and

 

(iii)    

the total expenditure saved by businesses under the scheme.’.

 


 

John Healey

 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

13

 

Page  1,  line  18,  leave out Clause 3.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

7

 

Page  2,  line  2  [Clause  3],  leave out ‘50’ and insert ‘90’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 13 January 2011                  

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National Insurance Contributions Bill, continued

 
 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

John Healey

 

8

 

Page  2,  line  2  [Clause  3],  at end insert ‘The National Audit Office shall report to

 

Parliament by the time of Royal Assent on the Finance Act 2011 on the sum that would

 

be required from the product of additional rates in order for the health service allocation

 

to grow in real terms in every year.’.

 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

9

 

Page  2,  line  2  [Clause  3],  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

In section 162(1) of SSAA 1992 and section 142(1) of SSA(NI)A 1992, for

 

“appropriate national health service allocation” substitute “national health service

 

allocation necessary to ensure real terms annual growth in that allocation”.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

1

 

Page  2,  line  9  [Clause  4],  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

5

 

Page  2,  line  20  [Clause  4],  leave out ‘2013’ and insert ‘2012’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

6

 

Page  2,  line  20  [Clause  4],  at end insert ‘The Treasury will carry out a review of the

 

Regional Secondary Contributions Holiday before 5 December 2011 and may extend the

 

relevant period until 5 September 2013.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

2

 

Page  2,  line  21  [Clause  4],  leave out subsection (5).

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

11

 

Page  3,  line  28  [Clause  5],  after ‘profession’, insert ‘, social enterprise, charitable

 

endeavour’.

 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

10

 

Page  3,  line  33  [Clause  5],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

a charity (within the meaning of section 1 of the Charities Act 2006)’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 13 January 2011                  

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National Insurance Contributions Bill, continued

 
 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Hanson

 

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Page  3,  line  40  [Clause  6],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a new business may choose to define as a single qualifying employee

 

several individuals working part-time where the work of those part-time

 

employees in aggregate comprises the equivalent of the work of a full-

 

time employee’.

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

3

 

Page  6  [Clause  11],  leave out lines 24 to 29.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Chris Leslie

 

4

 

Page  6  [Clause  11],  leave out lines 35 to 41.

 

 

Order of the House [23 NOVEMBER 2010]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the National Insurance Contributions Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 9 December 2010.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.