Proceedings on the Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill

20 March 2018

MPs debated all Commons stages of the Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill in the House of Commons, Tuesday 20 March 2018.

Proceedings of the Bill

The debate was opened by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, who stated that in order for the UK Government to uphold their commitments to govern in the interests of all parts of the community in Northern Ireland, a series of steps are required to safeguard public services and finances, and that this Bill represents the first of those steps.

This Bill passed all its stages in the Commons without a division before proceeding to the House of Lords.

Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill

Summary of the Bill

A Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of certain sums for the service of the years ending 31 March 2018 and 2019; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources for those years; to revise the limits on the use of certain accruing resources in the year ending 31 March 2018; and to authorise the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland to borrow on the credit of the sum appropriated for the year ending 31 March 2019.

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