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This is a report on the Commons committee stage of the Scotland Bill 2010-12. Introduced to the House of Commons on 30 November 2010, its second reading was on 27 January 2011, and its committee stage took place on the floor of the House on 7, 14 and 15 March 2011. Report and third reading are scheduled for 21 June 2011. On 13 June 2011 the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, announced a package of changes to the Bill in response to issues that had been raised in the UK and Scottish Parliaments, and by the Scottish Government.

The substance of the Bill is discussed in Research Paper 11/06, Scotland Bill, 18 January 2011. The progress of the debate over the financial provisions is covered in greater detail in House of Commons Library Standard Note SN/BT/5984, Devolution of tax powers to the Scottish Parliament, 7 June 2011.


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