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Expenditure and Assistance

Orders of the Day — Government Resources and Accounts Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 am on 29th February 2000.

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Amendments made: No. 27, in page 8, line 44, leave out "and".

No. 28, in page 9, leave out lines 1 to 13 and insert— (b) may incur expenditure for the purposes of investing in the body (whether by acquiring assets, securities or rights or otherwise), and(c) may provide loans and guarantees and make other kinds of financial provision to or in respect of the body.

(2) The powers under subsection (1)(b) and (c)—

  1. (a) may not be exercised in respect of more than one body, and
  2. (b) may be exercised only in connection with public-private partnership business carried on or to be carried on by the body.'.—[Mr. Timms.]