Commons Finance (No.2) Bill 2017-19: Commons remaining stages

21 February 2018

MPs debated the Report Stage and Third Reading of the Finance (No. 2) Bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Commons remaining stages (Report Stage and Third Reading)

Both the Report Stage and Third Reading of the Bill took place on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Finance (No.2) Bill 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The Finance (No.2) Bill aims to:

  • Enact the financial proposals the Chancellor laid out in his Budget.

Find out more about the proposals laid out in the Budget statement below:

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Finance (No.2) 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 number of briefing papers relating to the budget and the Finance Bill.

Finance (No.2) Bill 2017-19: previous Commons stages

Committee stage: day two: 19 December 2017

The Committee stage debate, day two, took place on Tuesday 19 December 2017. The Committee of the whole House considered several Clauses and there were two divisions (Division 77, Division 78)  The remainder of the Bill will now be considered in a Public Bill Committee which is scheduled to have its first meeting on Tuesday 9 January 2018, concluding by Thursday 18 January 2018.

Committee stage: day one: 18 December 2017

The Committee stage, day one, took place on Monday 18 December 2017. A number of divisions took place (Division 74, Division 75, Division 76).

Second Reading

The House voted against a reasoned amendment to the Bill from the official Opposition. The Bill passed its second reading in the Commons on 11 December 2017.

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