Finance Bill: Committee of the Whole House

14 May 2009

The House of Commons continues consideration of the Finance Bill in Committee of the whole House. The Bill encompasses all the changes to be made to tax law for the year

Its formal description of the Finance Bill is 'a Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the National Debt and the Public Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.'

The Bill will enact many of the measures announced in the Budget which was presented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, on 22 April 2009.

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