MPs debated the Report stage and Third Reading of the Finance Bill 2017-19 in the House of Commons on 31 October 2017.
Commons Remaining stages (Report stage and Third Reading)
The report stage and the Third Reading of the Finance Bill 2017-19 took place on 31 October 2017 in the House of Commons.
Relevant documents, including the Bill, the Amendment Paper and the Commons Library Research Note are available on the website:
Committee of the Whole House
Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride, opened the debate.
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Peter Dowd, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
The Finance Bill passed Second Reading 320 to 299 following a division. (Division 16).
The Finance Bill
Summary of the Bill
The Finance Bill aims to:
- Grant certain duties and alter other duties
- Amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue
- Make further provision in connection with finance
Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Finance Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.
House of Commons Library analysis
The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.
The Library has published a briefing paper for Second Reading
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