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given up to and including

Thursday 19th April 2001


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

FINANCE BILL

(Clauses 1 to 3 and 16 to 53 and Schedules 4 to 11)


   

Mr Howard Flight
Mr James Clappison
Mr Peter Luff

6

*Clause     1,     page     1,     line     21,     leave out '14th June 2001' and insert '5th April 2002'.

   

Mr A. J. Beith

5

Clause     1,     page     2,     line     3,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The rate of excise duty for biodiesel and bioethanol when used as road transport fuels, shall be 33p per litre below the rate fixed for ultra low sulphur diesel as defined by the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979.'.


   

Mr David Heath
Mr Matthew Taylor
Mr Edward Davey
Mr A. J. Beith
Mr Malcolm Bruce
Mrs Ray Michie

4

Clause     16,     page     12,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(2A) Prior to the commencement date, the Treasury shall publish a scheme of rebates to those persons charged with the levy proportionate to the environmental protection measures employed by that person in the process of commercial exploitation of aggregate, and such a scheme shall have effect on the commencement date.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

9

*Clause     16,     page     12,     line     31,     at end insert—

    '(4A) The first 250,000 tonnes of taxable output per taxable person in each accounting period shall be exempt from the levy; and for the purposes of this subsection, where a taxable person carries on business in partnership, that partnership shall be the taxable person for the purposes of the exemption.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison
Mr Howard Flight
Mr Peter Luff

1

Page     12,     line     21,     leave out Clause 16.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

10

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     30,     at end insert '; or

            (iii) in the course of dredging quarry lagoons.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

11

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     40,     at end insert '; or

    (f) it consists of high "polished stone value" anti-skid aggregates used for the purpose of reducing accidents on the roads.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

12

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     40,     at end insert '; or

    (g) it consists of aggregates used for the production, development or maintenance of environmentally-friendly transport systems.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

14

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     40,     at end insert '; or

    (h) it consists of aggregates used to make environmental improvements to buildings or to provide beneficial landscaping.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

15

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     40,     at end insert '; or

    (i) it is to be used to build or refurbish any school, hospital, prison, government building, fire-station, place of worship, residential nursing home, building used for other charitable purpose or Grade I listed building.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

16

*Clause     17,     page     13,     line     40,     at end insert '; or

    (j) it is to be used to protect health and safety in the electricity supply industry or the coal-mining industry or the gas production industry.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

17

*Clause     17,     page     14,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(g) secondary aggregates, scalpings, and decomposed rock.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

13

*Clause     17,     page     14,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(5A) For the purposes of subsection (3)(g) above, the Treasury may by order made by statutory instrument specify those classes of transport to which the subsection refers.'.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

18

*Clause     18,     page     14,     leave out lines 36 to 40 and insert 'do not include references to anything resulting from the application of any exempt process to any aggregate.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

19

*Clause     18,     page     15,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(d) any other process which may be proscribed by the Treasury by order made by statutory instrument.'.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

20

*Clause     19,     page     15,     line     42,     leave out from 'purposes' to end of line 2 on page 16.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

21

*Page     23,     line     1,     leave out Clause 30.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

22

*Clause     40,     page     33,     line     33,     leave out 'confirmed' and insert 'revoked'.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

23

*Clause     41,     page     34,     line     2,     leave out from 'above' to end of line 3.


   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

26

*Clause     48,     page     38,     line     25,     at end insert 'except that, when any tangible moveable property which would not be regarded as aggregate for the purposes of this Part is imported, it shall be aggregate to the extent determined in regulations by the Commissioners.'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

25

*Clause     48,     page     38,     line     33,     after 'above', insert 'except that it shall not be before the later of the times when the Treasury has consulted the Construction Task Force and the laying before Parliament of draft regulations by the Commissioners pursuant to section 24(4).'.

   

Mr Richard Ottaway
Mr James Clappison

24

*Clause     48,     page     39,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '"United Kingdom" means the United Kingdom except Northern Ireland.'.


   

Mr Charles Kennedy
Mr A. J. Beith
Mr Matthew Taylor
Mr Edward Davey
Mr John Burnett
Mr Malcolm Bruce

2

Clause     50,     page     41,     line     15,     leave out '10%' and insert '0%'.

   

Mr Howard Flight
Mr James Clappison
Mr Peter Luff

7

*Clause     50,     page     41,     line     17,     at end add—

    '(2) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall make arrangements to review the level of income tax charged on savings and dividends by starting and basic rate tax payers and shall lay a report on the outcome of the review before the House of Commons by January 2002.

    (3) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall also make arrangements to review the level of the age-related personal allowances defined in section 257(2) and (3) of the Taxes Act 1988 and shall lay a report on the outcome of the review before the House of Commons by January 2002.

    (4) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall make arrangements to review the effect on married couples with children under the age of 11 years of the level of personal tax allowances under section 257 of the Taxes Act and shall lay a report on the outcome of the review before the House of Commons by January 2002.'.

   

Mr Edward Davey

3

Page     41,     line     14,     leave out Clause 50.


   

Mr Howard Flight
Mr James Clappison
Mr Peter Luff

8

*Clause     52,     page     41,     line     26,     at end add—

    '(3) The Chancellor of the Exchequer shall make arrangements to review the operation and level of the children's tax credit and shall lay a report on the outcome of the review before the House of Commons by January 2002.'.


 
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