Capital Allowances Bill — 15 Jan 2001

Question again proposed, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

A highway concession in respect of a road is to be treated as extended if--

(a) the person entitled to the concession takes up a renewed concession in respect of the whole or a part of the road, or

(b) that person or a person connected with him takes up a new concession in respect of--

(i) the whole or a part of the road, or

(ii) a road that includes the whole or a part of the road.

preserves the effect of the existing law,

subject to any minor changes which may be desirable.

as ambitious as translating the whole of "War and Peace" into lucid Swahili. In fact, it is more ambitious . . . "War and Peace" is only 1,500 pages long. Inland Revenue tax law is 6,000 pages long and was not written by a Tolstoy.--[ Official Report , 26 November 1996; Vol. 286, c. 170.]

If, in a case where sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 10 above applies, neither sub-paragraph (1) nor sub-paragraph (2) above has effect in relation to the expenditure referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) of that paragraph, then for the chargeable period related to the disposal or cessation referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(b) of that paragraph, any allowance in respect of that expenditure shall be a balancing allowance.

rewrite direct tax legislation . . . and to make minor changes of substance where that is required to facilitate simplification?

Question put, That the Question be now put:--

The House divided: Ayes 264, Noes 14.

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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 13 (+2 tell)09.4%
Lab249 (+2 tell) 0060.2%
LDem14 0029.8%
PC0 1025.0%
SNP1 0016.7%
Total:264 14044.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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no rebellions

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