This week in Parliament – 9th February 2024

Monday Finance Bill: On Monday, the Finance Bill progressed through its report and third reading stages in the House of Commons. The bill seeks to formalise the measures introduced in the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor including changes to capital allowances, tax credit schemes, introducing relief for creative industries, increasing tobacco allowances, and measures to … Read more

This Week in Parliament – 22nd January 2024

On Monday the Offshore Petrolium Licencing Bill passed its second reading in the Commons. This bill will allow annual licencing rounds for North Sea oil reserves – however the government itself admits the legislation will not lead to improved energy supplies or lowered energy costs. This bill signals the UK government’s head is still buried … Read more