HC Deb 01 April 1974 vol 871 cc1023-4

Queen's Recommendation having been signified

Motion made, and Question, That; for the purposes of any Act of the present Session relating to finance, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—

  1. (a) of any increase in the sums payable out of moneys so provided under section 92 of the Finance Act 1965 which is attributable to provisions of the said Act of the present Session increasing as from 12th February 1974, the maximum grant which may be paid under that section to a sum not exceeding, for every gallon of fuel used or estimated to have been used in operating a bus service within the meaning of that section, the rate per gallon of the duty of excise chargeable on hydrocarbon oil produced in the United Kingdom at the date of use of the fuel, including any addition to that duty by virtue of an order under section 9 of the Finance Act 1961; and
  2. (b) of any increase in the sums payable out of money so provided under the Selective Employment Payments Act 1966 which may result from any provision made by the said Act of the present Session for continuing the payment of regional employment premiums in respect of weeks beginning after 6th April 1975.—[Mr. Healey.]

put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 (Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.

Bill ordered to be brought in upon the Resolutions relating to Ways and Means and Finance [Money] and the orders relating to Procedure made this day; to be brought in by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Harold Lever, Mr. Edmund Dell, Mr. Joel Barnett and Dr. John Gilbert.

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