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) Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) (Motion No. 50.)
(b) Tobacco products duty (rates) (Motion No. 51.)—(Mr George Osborne.)
Question agreed to.
Only if you’re buying.
I now call upon the Chancellor of the Exchequer to move the motion entitled “Amendment of the Law”. It is on this 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 next week.