Planning (Subterranean Development) Bill [HL] 2015-16

make provision for the presumption against the granting of planning permission in respect of subterranean development where certain conditions apply; and for connected purposes

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

What is this Bill?

The Planning (Subterranean Development) Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Lord Dubs.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2015-16 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 (Lord Dubs), 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.

Would you like to know more?

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

Sponsor: Lord Dubs (Lab)

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates

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

Last Event: Friday 20th November 2015 - 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords

Bill Progession through Parliament

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