National Insurance Contributions Bill: Remaining stages

14 January 2011

The National Insurance Contributions Bill completed its report stage and third reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13 January

National Insurance Contributions Bill

The Bill was not amended at report stage and was read a third time. The Bill will now be considered by the House of Lords. Watch and read the views expressed by MPs who took part in the House of Commons debate.

Background to the Bill

The Bill makes provision for two measures:

  • an increase in the rates of National Insurance contributions paid by employees, employers and the self-employed, from 6 April 2011, by 1 percentage point
  • a regional employer National Insurance contributions holiday for new businesses – which was launched on 6 September 2010.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings on the National Insurance Contributions Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library regularly produces research papers which inform MPs about key issues. The Library has produced a Research Paper on the National Insurance Contributions Bill: Committee stage report:

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