New Clause 5 — Report on effects of provisions

Local Government Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 21st May 2012.

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‘At a date no later than three years from the implementation of this Act the Secretary of State shall prepare a report detailing the effects of these provisions on—

(a) the number of people receiving council tax support in each local authority including the number in employment, the number actively seeking work, and the number of pensionable age, and

(b) the costs incurred by each authority in running the scheme, including the cost of appeals.’.—(Helen Jones.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 201, Noes 271.

Division number 5

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Question accordingly negatived.