TAXATION (INFORMATION) BILL [HL]|
29. This is a private member's bill introduced
by Lord Saatchi. The purpose of the bill is to make provision
for public information about the burden of taxation and for a
public holiday to mark the date on which the national burden of
taxation may be said to have been discharged. There is a delegated
power at clause 2(1) for the Treasury to fix the date of the annual
public holiday. The intention of clause 2(5) is to make the order
subject to affirmative procedure.
30. There is nothing in the delegated powers
in this bill to which the Committee wishes to draw the attention
of the House.