Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill: Commons Second Reading

08 January 2018

MPs debated the Second Reading of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 8 January 2018.

Second Reading

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride, opened the debate and his opposite number, Peter Dowd, responded on behalf of the Opposition

The Bill passed Second Reading by 309 votes to 265 and will now be considered by a Public Bill Committee, which is scheduled to conclude by Thursday 1 February 2018, but could finish earlier.

The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill aims to create a new Customs tariff regime and make changes to VAT. It also contains trade defence measures to protect UK industry from unfair competition from abroad.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) 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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