Motion made, and Question,
That, pursuant to section 5 of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968, provisional statutory effect shall be given to the following motions:—
(a) Spirits (motion No. 2); (b) Beer (motion No. 3); (c) Wine and made-wine (motion No. 4); (d) Cider (motion No. 5); (e) Tobacco products (rates) (motion No. 6); (f) Hydrocarbon oil (motion No. 8); (g) Vehicles excise duty (rates: cars etc.) (motion No. 9); (h) Vehicles excise duty (rates: tricycles) (motion No. 10); (i) Value added tax (penalty for serious misdeclaration etc.) (motion No. 18); (j) Car tax (rates) (motion No. 20).—[Mr. Norman Lamont.]
put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 50 (Ways and Means Motions), and agreed to.
I now call on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to move the motion entitled "Amendment of the law". It is on that motion that the Budget debate will take place today and on succeeding days. The remaining motions will not be put until the end of the Budget debate next week, and then they will be decided without debate.