MPs debated the Second Reading of the Finance Bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday 12 September.
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
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House of Commons Library analysis
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The Library has published a briefing paper for Second Reading
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