Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 51(2)),
That, pursuant to section 5 of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968, provisional statutory effect shall be given to the following motions:—
(a) Tobacco products duty (rates) (Motion No. 40);
(b) Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) (Motion No. 41);
(c) Amusement machine licence duty (rates) (Motion No. 47);
(d) Landfill sites in Scotland (Motion No. 58);
(e) Stamp duty land tax (prevention of avoidance: subsales etc) (Motion No. 65);
(f) Stamp duty land tax (rates: residential property where consideration exceeds £2m) (Motion No. 66).
(g) Stamp duty land tax (higher rate for certain acquisitions by companies etc) (Motion No. 67)—(Mr George Osborne.)
Question 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 debate will take place today and on the succeeding days. The remaining motions will be put at the end of the Budget debate on Monday 26 March.