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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

437

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

“(6A)    

If the poll to be held under subsection (2) or subsection (5) above is in the

 

same calendar year as an early parliamentary general election under

 

section 2 of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, the Parliament may by

 

resolution appoint an alternative day for the poll for the next Scottish

 

Parliamentary general election no more than 12 months earlier nor more

 

than 12 months later than the day appointed under subsection (2) or

 

subsection (5) above and at least 6 months before or after the

 

parliamentary general election, and the day so appointed shall be treated

 

as if it had been proposed by the Presiding Officer under subsection (5)

 

above.”’.

 


 

Duty on fuel

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  NC8

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 4A (as inserted by section 24), after Chapter 4 insert—

 

“Chapter 8

 


 

Duty on Fuel

 

80O    

Duty on fuel

 

The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force

 

of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as

 

set out in Schedule 7 to this Act a draft Order in Council which specifies

 

as an additional devolved tax a duty on fuel.”.’.

 


 

Rail passenger services

 

Thomas Docherty

 

Katy Clark

 

Mrs Linda Riordan

 

Negatived on division  NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Act, in section E2, after “Exceptions” there is

 

inserted—


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

438

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

“The provision of rail passenger services which start and finish in

 

Scotland, including the power to decide who will run such services, the

 

provisions of the Railways Act 1993 notwithstanding.”.’.

 


 

Crown Estate

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Pete Wishart

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Negatived on division  NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In Part 1 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act, paragraphs 2(3) and 3(3)(a) are omitted.

 

(2)    

The Crown Estate is to be treated as a cross-border public authority for the

 

purposes of sections 88 to 90 of the 1998 Act.

 

(3)    

In section 1(4) of the Crown Estate Act 1961, for “Secretary of State” wherever

 

it appears, substitute “Scottish Ministers”.’.

 


 

Time

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Negatived on division  NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Schedule 5, section L, subsection L5 of the 1998 Act the words “, time zones

 

and the subject matter of the Summer Time Act 1972.” are deleted.’.

 


 

Scottish maritime boundaries

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Not called  NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 126(2) of the 1998 Act, after “Council”, insert “and with the Consent

 

of the Scottish Parliament”.

 

(2)    

At the end of section 126(2) insert “A boundary order shall be issued in 2012.”.’.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

439

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

Report to Parliament

 

David Mowat

 

Graham Evans

 

Stephen Mosley

 

Mark Reckless

 

Bob Stewart

 

Paul Uppal

 

Robert Halfon

 

Not selected  NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall, as part of the next Spending Review, lay

 

before the House a new formula for allocating funds to the devolved institutions

 

of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland via the block grant. The new formula

 

shall allocate to each devolved institution an annual sum that is relative to both

 

the level of need and the relative population of each country.

 

(2)    

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury shall, as part of every Spending Review

 

thereafter, produce an assessment of how well the formula for allocation reflects

 

relative need and population and shall report to the House his findings and any

 

adjustments to the weightings he considers necessary to ensure that the formula

 

continues to reflect both relative need and population.’.

 


 

Fiscal and economic responsibility

 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not selected  NC14

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998, in Section A1, the words “fiscal

 

economic” and “taxes and excise duties” are omitted.’.

 


 

Scottish tax on quarrying or mining

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeill

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  NC15

 

To move the following Clause:—


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

440

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

‘In Part 4A of the 1998 Act (as inserted by section 24), after Chapter 4 (inserted

 

by section 30) insert—

 

“Chapter 5

 

Tax on quarrying or mining

 

80L    

Tax on quarrying or mining

 

The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force

 

of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as

 

set out in Schedule 7 to this Act, a draft Order in Council which specifies

 

as an additional devolved tax a tax charged on quarrying or mining.”.’.

 


 

Scottish tax on air travel

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeill

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 4A of the 1998 Act (as inserted by section 24), after Chapter 4 (inserted

 

by section 30) insert—

 

“Chapter 6

 

Tax on air travel

 

80M    

Tax on air travel

 

The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force

 

of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as

 

set out in Schedule 7 to this Act, a draft Order in Council which specifies

 

as an additional devolved tax a tax charged on air travel.”.’.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

441

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

Scottish corporation tax

 

Stewart Hosie

 

Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeill

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 4A of the 1998 Act (as inserted by section 24), after Chapter 4 (inserted

 

by section 30) insert—

 

“Chapter 7

 

Tax on profits of companies

 

80N    

Tax on profits of companies

 

The Secretary of State shall, within one month of the coming into force

 

of section 80B of this Act, lay in accordance with Type A procedure as

 

set out in Schedule 7 to this Act, a draft Order in Council which specifies

 

as an additional devolved tax a tax charged on the profits of

 

companies.”.’.

 


 

Regulation of food labelling and content

 

Edward Miliband

 

Ann McKechin

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Negatived on division  NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (reserved matters: specific

 

reservations), at the end of section C8 to add the words “but this exception does

 

not permit the Scottish Parliament to legislate on food content or labelling of

 

foodstuffs that are placed for sale within Scotland”.’.

 


 

Charities

 

Edward Miliband

 

Ann McKechin

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Not selected  NC20

 

To move the following Clause:—


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 15 March 2011      

442

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

‘(1)    

The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 10) is amended

 

as follows.

 

(2)    

In Chapter 2 (Scottish Charity Register) after section 14 the following section is

 

added—

 

“14A      

Notwithstanding sections 13 and 14 above, a body which is not

 

entered in the Register may refer to itself as a “charity”, a “charitable

 

body” or a “registered charity” if it appears on the register maintained

 

and regulated by the Charities Commission in England and Wales or

 

any other body that supersedes the Charities Commission’s

 

registration and regulatory functions, and will be exempt from the

 

registry and regulatory requirements of the Office of the Scottish

 

Charity Regulator”.’.

 

Bill reported with Amendments.

 


 
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