Finance Bill

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Yvette Cooper

Power over taxes 'needs to remain with the government - not backbench MPs', says former Downing Street advisor

Power over taxes 'needs to remain with the government - not backbench MPs'

A former Downing Street advisor has aired her concerns over an amendment to the Finance Bill, which will limit the government's financial powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Theresa May

James Duddridge MP: Vote on Finance Bill was 'entirely meaningless'

James Duddridge MP: Vote on Finance Bill was 'entirely meaningless'

The Conservative MP claimed yesterday's vote on the Finance Bill, in which the government was defeated for the first time in over 40 years, was "entirely meaningless".