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ESTIMATES 2017-18

Volume 626: debated on Tuesday 4 July 2017

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 55(1) and (3)),

That, for the year ending with 31 March 2018:

(1) further resources, not exceeding £288,994,619,000 be authorised for use for current purposes as set out in HC 1083, HC 1119, HC 1127, HC 1128, HC 1138, and HC 1139,

(2) further resources, not exceeding £32,828,001,000 be authorised for use for capital purposes as so set out, and

(3) a further sum, not exceeding £264,243,414,000 be granted to Her Majesty to be issued by the Treasury out of the Consolidated Fund and applied for expenditure on the use of resources authorised by Parliament.—(Mike Freer.)

Question agreed to.

Ordered, That a Bill be brought in upon the foregoing Resolution;

That the Chairman of Ways and Means, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Elizabeth Truss, Mel Stride, Stephen Barclay and Andrew Jones bring in the Bill.

Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill

Presentation and First Reading

Mel Stride accordingly presented a Bill to authorise the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2018; to authorise both the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund and the application of income for that year; and to appropriate the supply authorised for that year by this Act and by the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2017.

Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 4).