The Bill has completed the Committee Stage and is due to enter Report Stage on 31 October 2017.
Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 completed its Committee Stage on 26 October, and will now proceed to the next part of the Bill’s passage, Report Stage. The date for the beginning of the Report Stage has been set for 31 October 2017, where the amended Bill will be returned to the House of Commons floor for debate and further proposed amendments. This stage is usually followed immediately by the Third Reading, after which the Bill will have completed its journey through the Commons – we may therefore see substantive enactment of the Bill by 31 October 2017 at the earliest, depending on the length of the Report Stage debates. The timing for the Bill’s passage through the House of Lords and Royal Assent has not yet been confirmed.
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