Clause 98 - Definitions

Part of Finance (No. 2) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:15 pm on 16 May 2023.

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Photo of Gareth Davies Gareth Davies The Exchequer Secretary 4:15, 16 May 2023

I appreciate the points that the hon. Lady has raised. I reassure her that these are technical updates to consolidate the legislation, so that, for simplification purposes, we have in one place all the legislation for alcohol duty and measures—isn’t that a wonderful thing that we are doing?

The hon. Lady made a good point on communication. We will ensure that all communication is as good as it can be, and we will come up with further details on that in due course.