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Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Commons stages

22 July 2019

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MPs debated the remaining stages of the Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill in the House of Commons on Monday 22 July 2019.

Remaining stages

No amendments were made to the Bill at Committee stage and the Bill passed third reading without a division. The Bill now progresses to the Lords for further consideration.

Summary of the Bill

This Bill implements commitments made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Autumn Budget 2017 and the Spring Statement 2018 to bring forward by one year the next revaluation for non-domestic rates to 1 April 2021 and then to move the cycle of new rating lists in England from every five years to every three years.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) 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.

Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: previous stages

Committee stage

The Public Bill Committee considered the Bill on 22 June 2019 and then reported the Bill to the House without any amendments.

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Second reading

The Bill completed its second reading without a division on 17 June 2019.

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