Finance Bill (Programme)

– in the House of Commons at 5:26 pm on 21st July 2015.

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Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7)),

That the following provisions shall apply to the Finance Bill:

Committal

(1) The following shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House—

(a) Clauses 16, 17, 43 and 45;

(b) Schedules 2 and 3;

(c) any new clauses, and any new Schedules, relating to the subject matter of those clauses or Schedules.

(2) The remainder of the Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Committee

(3) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed at one day’s sitting.

(4) Those proceedings shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following Table.

(5) Each part of the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in relation to it in the second column of the Table.

Table
Proceedings Time for conclusion of proceedings
Clause 43 and any new clauses or new Schedules relating to the subject matter of that clause Two hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill
Clause 45 and any new clauses or new Schedules relating to the subject matter of that clause Four hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill
Clauses 16 and 17 and Schedules 2 and 3, and any new clauses or new Schedules relating to the subject matter of those clauses and Schedules Six hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Bill

(6) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 20 October 2015.

(7) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

(8) When the provisions of the Bill considered, respectively, by the Committee of the whole House and by the Public Bill Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill shall be proceeded with as if it had been reported as a whole to the House from the Public Bill Committee.

Consideration and Third Reading

(9) Proceedings on Consideration and on Third Reading shall be completed at one day’s sitting.

(10) Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

(11) Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

Programming committee

(12) Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings in Committee of the whole House or to proceedings on Consideration or Third Reading.—(Gavin Barwell.)

Question agreed to.