Clause 22

Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:45 pm on 2nd June 2009.

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Provisions affecting amount of amusement machine licence duty

Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Shadow Minister (Treasury)

Despite the fact that clause 22 is a page in length, I only have to say that, as I understand it, it is a technical provision that aims to align the definition of the AMLD bandings with those used by the DCMS, as well as raising the limits. We have no particular objection to it.

Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle The Exchequer Secretary, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

The clause just makes certain that the benefit of this change goes to the people who are running the machines.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 22 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Ordered, That further consideration be now adjourned. —(Mr. Blizzard.)

Adjourned till this day at half-past Four o’clock.