Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 28 Mar 2006 at 22:17

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (Aye).

Question accordingly agreed to.

27. Chargeable gains

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made amending, or making amendments connected with, the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992.

28. Income tax (interest relief: film partnership)

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made restricting the relief available under sections 353 and 362 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 in respect of certain loans to buy into partnerships carrying on trade in relation to films or other recordings.

29. Transfers of income arising from securities

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made amending section 730 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.

30. Stock lending

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made for the purposes of income tax and corporation tax-

(a) in relation to stock lending arrangements, and

(b) for and in connection with treating arrangements which are not stock lending arrangements as if they were such arrangements.

31. Loan relationships etc

Resolved,

That provision may be made for the purposes of corporation tax in relation to-

(a) loan relationships, and

(b) other relationships where a company stands, or is to be treated as standing, in the position of a creditor or debtor in relation to a debt.

32. Derivative contracts

Resolved,

That provision may be made for the purposes of corporation tax in relation to derivative contracts.

33. Intangible fixed assets

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made amending Schedule 29 to the Finance Act 2002.

34. Controlled foreign companies

Resolved,

That provision may be made amending section 90 of the Finance Act 2002.

35. Transfer of assets abroad

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made amending, or making amendments connected with, Chapter 3 of Part 17 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.

36. Income tax (benefits received by former owner of property)

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made amending Schedule 15 to the Finance Act 2004.

37. Leases of plant or machinery

Resolved,

That, for the purposes of income tax and corporation tax, provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made in relation to leases of plant or machinery.

38. Corporation tax (companies carrying on leasing business)

Resolved,

That, for the purposes of corporation tax, provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made in relation to any company carrying on (whether alone or in partnership) a business which consists of or includes leasing plant or machinery.

39. Insurance companies

Resolved,

That provision (including provision having retrospective effect) may be made about insurance companies.

40. Income tax (settlements)

Resolved,

That provision may be made in relation to settlors, beneficiaries and trustees of settlements.

41. Investment reliefs (limits on value of gross assets of issuers of shares etc)

Resolved,

That-
(1) In section 293(6A) of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 ("ICTA")-

(a) in paragraph (a), for "£15 million" there shall be substituted "£7 million", and

(b) in paragraph (b), for "£16 million" there shall be substituted "£8 million".

(2) In paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 28B to ICTA-

(a) in paragraph (a), for "£15 million" there shall be substituted "£7 million", and

(b) in paragraph (b), for "£16 million" there shall be substituted "£8 million".

(3) In paragraph 22(1) and (2) of Schedule 15 to the Finance Act 2000-

(a) in paragraph (a), for "£15 million" there shall be substituted "£7 million", and

(b) in paragraph (b), for "£16 million" there shall be substituted "£8 million".

(4) Paragraphs (1) and (3) of this Resolution have effect in relation to shares issued on or after 6th April 2006, subject to paragraphs (5) and (6) of this Resolution.
(5) Neither of paragraphs (1) and (3) of this Resolution has effect in relation to shares issued on or after 6th April 2006 to a person who subscribed for them before 22nd March 2006.
(6) Paragraph (1) of this Resolution does not have effect in relation to shares issued on or after 6th April 2006 to the managers of an investment fund approved for the purposes of section 311 of ICTA by the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs if-

(a) the fund was approved before 22nd March 2006,

(b) investments in the fund have been accepted before 6th April 2006, and

(c) the shares are issued to the managers as nominee for an individual who has (whether or not before 6th April 2006) invested in the fund.

(7) Paragraph (2) of this Resolution has effect in relation to relevant holdings issued on or after 6th April 2006, subject to paragraph (8) of this Resolution.
(8) Paragraph (2) of this Resolution does not have effect for the purpose of determining whether any shares or securities acquired by a company ("the trust company") by means of the investment of protected money are, for the purposes of section 842AA of ICTA, to be regarded as comprised in qualifying holdings of the company at any time.
(9) In paragraph (8) of this Resolution "protected money" means-

(a) money raised by the issue before 6th April 2006 of shares in or securities of the trust company, or

(b) money derived from the investment by the trust company of any such money.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

42. Venture capital trusts (relief from income tax)

Resolved,

That provision may be made amending Schedule 15B to the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.

43. Venture capital trusts (meaning of"investments")

Resolved,

That provision may be made amending the meaning of "investments" for the purposes of approvals, and withdrawals of approvals, under section 842AA of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.

44. Securities and securities options

Resolved,

That-
(1) Section 420 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 shall be amended as follows.
(2) In subsection (1)(f), at the beginning there shall be inserted "options and".
(3) In subsection (5)(e), at the beginning there shall be inserted "securities".
(4) In subsection (8), in the definition of "securities option", after "acquire securities" there shall be inserted "other than a right to acquire securities which is acquired pursuant to a right or opportunity made available under arrangements the main purpose (or one of the main purposes) of which is the avoidance of tax or national insurance contributions".
(5) The amendments made by this Resolution shall have effect in relation to options acquired on or after 2nd December 2004; but paragraph (4) shall also have effect in relation to an option acquired before that date where something is done on or after that date as part of the arrangements under which it was made available.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

45. PAYE (retrospective notional payments)

Resolved,

That provision may be made for and in connection with facilitating the operation of pay as you earn in relation to notional payments treated by any Act as made before the date on which the Act is passed.

46. Alternative finance

Resolved,

That provision may be made-

(a) amending, and permitting amendment of, Chapter 5 of Part 2 of the Finance Act 2005, and

(b) about the treatment of alternative finance arrangements as loans to employees.

47. Corporation tax (nuclear decommissioning)

Motion made, and Question put,

That provision may be made amending Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Energy Act 2004.

The House divided: Ayes 320, Noes 73.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 000.0%
DUP0 7077.8%
Lab318 (+2 tell) 0090.7%
LDem0 58 (+2 tell)095.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:320 73062.6%

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