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Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Act 2019

amend the Census Act 1920 and the Census Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 in relation to the provision of particulars about sexual orientation and gender identity

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(Cabinet Office)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Initial Library Notes

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

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Conservative Kevin Foster (View contribution) 3487 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 162 words
Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone (View contribution) 54 words
The Independent Group for Change Mike Gapes (View contribution) 224 words

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Commons - 100%
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Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
08/10/2019 Royal Assent (Hansard)
08/10/2019 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
08/10/2019Act of Parliament Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Act 2019 (c. 28)
08/10/2019Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 7 October 2019
07/10/2019 3rd reading: House of Commons
07/10/2019 Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons
07/10/2019Amendment papers Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 7 October 2019
07/10/2019Selection of amendments: Commons Committee of the whole House (PDF)
04/10/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 October 2019
03/09/2019Amendment papers Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 3 September 2019
03/09/2019Selection of amendments: Commons Committe of the whole House (PDF)
02/09/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 August 2019
30/08/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 August 2019
24/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 July 2019
19/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 July 2019
18/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 July 2019
17/07/2019 2nd reading: House of Commons
15/07/2019Briefing papers Briefing Paper on Second Reading
04/07/2019Legislative Consent Resolutions Legislative Consent Motion from the Welsh Assembly (PDF)
26/06/2019 1st reading: House of Commons
26/06/2019 3rd reading: House of Lords
26/06/2019 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
26/06/2019 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
26/06/2019Bills Bill 412 2017-19, as introduced
26/06/2019Explanatory Notes Bill 412-EN 2017-19
18/06/2019 Report stage: House of Lords
18/06/2019 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
18/06/2019 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/06/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 175-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
10/06/2019Will write letters Letter from Lord Young to Baroness Hayter regarding points raised in the debate: promotion of the 2021 Census and the veterans question in the Census (PDF, 171KB)
04/06/2019 Committee stage: House of Lords
04/06/2019 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
04/06/2019 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
31/05/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 175-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF)
30/05/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 175(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF)
23/05/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 175(a) Amendment for Grand Committee (PDF)
21/05/2019Will write letters Letter Lord Young to Baroness Barker regarding issues raised in the second reading debate: development of the proposed gender identify question and its guidance (PDF, 386KB)
13/05/2019 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
13/05/2019 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
08/05/2019Library Notes Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penaties) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
01/05/2019 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
01/05/2019 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
01/05/2019Bills HL Bill 175 (as introduced)
01/05/2019Explanatory Notes HL Bill 175 Explanatory Notes
01/05/2019Delegated Powers Memoranda Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)