Freedom of Information (Extension) Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. make providers of social housing, local safeguarding children boards, Electoral Registration Officers, Returning Officers and the Housing Ombudsman public authorities for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to make information held by persons contracting with public authorities subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to extend the powers of the Information Commissioner; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Sponsor: Andy Slaughter (LAB)

Supporters: Dan Jarvis (LAB), Jo Stevens (LAB), David Hanson (LAB), Ian C. Lucas (LAB), Ruth Cadbury (LAB), Christian Matheson (LAB), Clive Efford (LAB), Stephen Timms (LAB), Ms Karen Buck (LAB), Louise Haigh (LAB), Kate Green (LAB)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes

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

Last Event: 19 Jul 2017 - 1st reading: House of Commons 19 July, 2017

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Sir Greg Knight (View contribution) 237 words
Labour Meg Hillier (View contribution) 141 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
6 Jun 2018 Bills Bill 23 2017-19 (as introduced)
11 Jun 2018 Explanatory Notes Bill 23 EN 2017-19

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
11/06/2018Explanatory Notes Bill 23 EN 2017-19
06/06/2018Bills Bill 23 2017-19 (as introduced)
19/07/2017 1st reading: House of Commons