Lords Spiritual (Women) Act 2015

make time-limited provision for vacancies among the Lords Spiritual to be filled by bishops who are women.

Government Bill

(Cabinet Office)
What is this Bill?

The Lords Spiritual (Women) Act 2015 was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 18 December 2014 and became an Act of Parliament on 26 March 2015.

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?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Act of Parliament, Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates

This bill has received Royal Assent and has become an Act of Parliament

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
Act of Parliament
Briefing paper
Explanatory Note