Page last updated at 16:24 GMT, Thursday, 9 October 2008 17:24 UK
Money Resolutions

A Money Resolution is required for any new bill introduced in Parliament which would lead to an increase in public spending.

A debate is held on the Money Resolution following the second reading of such a bill.

Only the financial implications of the legislation are discussed during this debate.

But if the Commons does not approve the expenditure, the bill stands no chance of becoming law.




More from BBC Democracy Live
Compare who does what across the UK and Europe
Our A-Z of words used in the business of politics
Discover what BBC Democracy Live has to offer you

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific