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Agriculture Bill (Money)

Volume 647: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2018

Queen’s recommendation signified.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Agriculture Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of:

(1) sums required by the Secretary of State for—

(a) giving financial assistance to any person under the Act;

(b) making delinked payments (in place of direct payments under the basic payment scheme) by virtue of the Act;

(c) operating the public market intervention and aid for private storage mechanisms under retained direct EU legislation in response to exceptional conditions in agricultural markets;

(2) any administrative expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State by virtue of the Act; and

(3) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of money so provided by virtue of any other Act.—(Craig Whittaker.)

Question agreed to.