HC Deb 13 January 1998 vol 304 c254

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Scotland Bill, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. (1) the imposition by virtue of a tax-varying resolution of the Scottish Parliament of charges to income tax in relation to the income of Scottish taxpayers, and
  2. (2) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund.
In this Resolution, 'tax-varying resolution' means a resolution providing for the percentage determined to be the basic rate for any year of assessment to be increased or reduced for Scottish taxpayers by a number specified in the resolution which does not exceed three and is either a whole number or half a whole number.—[Mr. Robert Ainsworth.]

Question agreed to.