Financial provision

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 3rd March 2016.

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

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The clause is a standard one that appears in Bills to provide for the expenditure of public money—the careful expenditure of public money. It simply provides that any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under the Bill shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 67 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 68