Corporation Tax in Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Contents


Formal Minutes


Wednesday 18 May 2011

Members present:

Mr Laurence Robertson, in the Chair
Mr Joe Benton

Oliver Colvile

Jack Lopresti

Ian Paisley

David Simpson

Mel Stride

Gavin Williamson

Draft Report (Corporation tax in Northern Ireland), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

David Simpson declared a relevant interest, as a director of a small firm in Northern Ireland which could benefit from a change in the rate of corporation tax, and took no further part in the proceedings.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 and 2 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3 and 4 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 5 to 7 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 8 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 9 to 11 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 12 to 14 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 15 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 16 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 17 and 18 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 19 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 20 to 22 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 23 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 24 and 25 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 26 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 27 to 32 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 33 to 35 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 36 to 40 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 41 to 45 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 46 and 47 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 48 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 49 to 52 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 53 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 54 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 55 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 56 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 57 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 58 to 66 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 67 and 68 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 69 to 72 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 73 and 74 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 75 to 80 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 81 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 82 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 83 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 84 to 86 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 87 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 88 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 89 and 90 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 91 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 92 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 93 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 94 to 96 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 97 to 102 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 103 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 104 to 106 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 107 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 108 to 117 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 118 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 119 to 126 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 127 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 128 to 135 read and agreed to.

Summary amended and agreed to.

Question put, That the Report, as amended, be the First Report of the Committee to the House.

The Committee divided.

Ayes, 5

Oliver Colvile

Jack Lopresti

Ian Paisley

Mel Stride

Gavin Williamson  

Noes, 1

Mr Joe Benton

Ordered, That the Chair make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.

Written evidence was ordered to be reported to the House for printing with the Report , together with written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 13 October, 24 November, 12 January and 2 February.

Written evidence was ordered to be reported to the House for printing with the Report , together with written evidence reported and ordered to be published on 9 February, 2 March, 9 March and 27 April under the title 'Northern Ireland as an enterprise zone'.


[The Committee adjourned to a date and time to be fixed by the Chair.



 
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