Limitations imposed by the Parliament Act 1911

37.28The practice of collecting all changes in taxation together and embodying them in a single composite Finance Bill made it impossible for the Lords to reject such a bill without destroying the entire financial provision of the year. The situation created by the Lords' rejection of the Finance Bill of 19091 resulted in the passing of the Parliament Act 1911, the financial provisions of which are set out below.


  1. 1. LJ (1909) 453; T E May (ed F C Holland) Constitutional History of England (1912) iii, p 353.