House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [HL] 2012-13

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

What is this Bill?

The House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Eleanor Laing.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2012-13 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an Member of the House of Lords (Eleanor Laing), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.

So is this going to become a law?

No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.

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?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes All Bill Debates

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: Tuesday 4th December 2012 - 1st reading: House of Commons

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%