Former Crossbench Peer
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My Lords, I pay tribute to the Minister for having listened so obviously to what has been said in all quarters-not least in your Lordships' House-about these matters. The proposals in these amendments seem entirely reasonable and appropriate, particularly in the light of certain remarks that my noble and learned friend Lord Cullen and I made about the place of the Supreme Court in our...
Before the Minister sits down, perhaps he could help me. In his answer, he made reference to a tax being an "empty space". In the Bill, new Section 80B includes, "a tax of any description". Let us assume that this tax is not presently a United Kingdom tax or one that the Scottish Parliament has adopted, but a new tax that could have implications for the United Kingdom. On the point about...
My Lords, it is not merely a matter of syntax-it is what the Crown Estate Commissioners represent. They represent a single body with jurisdiction over the Crown Estate in each of the four constituents of the United Kingdom. It is clear that the amendment would cure the problem and recognise that responsibility. I therefore have no hesitation in supporting it.
Former Crossbench Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1984
Left the House of Lords on 21 April 2016
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