make provision imposing a tax (to be known as the health and social care levy), the proceeds of which are payable to the Secretary of State towards the cost of health care and social care, on amounts in respect of which national insurance contributions are, or would be if no restriction by reference to pensionable age were applicable, payable; and for connected purposes.
The Health and Social Care Levy Act 2021 was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
No. This Bill was introduced on 8 September 2021 and became an Act of Parliament on 20 October 2021.Whose idea is this Bill?
Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?
The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.Would you like to know more?
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