Space Industry Act 2018

make provision about space activities and suborbital activities; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill
(Department for Transport)

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

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Joseph Johnson 12507 words
Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon (View contribution) 52 words
Independent Sir Oliver Letwin 36 words
Labour Karl Turner (View contribution) 7988 words
Liberal Democrat Layla Moran (View contribution) 3024 words
Scottish National Party Carol Monaghan (View contribution) 6069 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords - 100%
Commons - 100%
Royal Assent

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
15 Mar 2018 Act of Parliament Space Industry Act 2018 (c. 5)
22 Feb 2018 Bills HL Bill 87 Commons amendments
2 Feb 2018 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
6 Jul 2017 Library Notes Space Industry Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
22 Feb 2018 Explanatory Notes HL Bill 87 Explanatory Notes
6 Feb 2018 Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 6 February 2018

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
15/03/2018 Royal Assent (Hansard)
15/03/2018 Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
15/03/2018Act of Parliament Space Industry Act 2018 (c. 5)
27/02/2018 Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
27/02/2018 Ping Pong Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
22/02/2018Bills HL Bill 87 Commons amendments
22/02/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 87 Explanatory Notes
07/02/2018Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 397KB)
07/02/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 6 February 2018
06/02/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
06/02/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
06/02/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 6 February 2018
06/02/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 331KB)
05/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 February 2018
02/02/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
02/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2018
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Thomas Cheney (SIB01)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Fieldfisher (SIB02)
24/01/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 January 2018
24/01/2018Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
23/01/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
23/01/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
23/01/2018 Committee debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
23/01/2018Bills Bill 155 2017-19, as Amended in Public Bill Committee
23/01/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 January 2018
22/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2018
22/01/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 279KB)
19/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 January 2018
18/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2018
17/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2018
17/01/2018Press notices Have your say on the Space Industry Bill
15/01/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
15/01/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
15/01/2018 Programme motion: House of Commons
15/01/2018 Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
29/11/2017 1st reading: House of Commons
29/11/2017Bills Bill 137 2017-19 (as brought from the Lords)
29/11/2017Explanatory Notes Bill 137 EN 2017-19
28/11/2017 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
28/11/2017 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
27/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 73(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF, 49KB)
15/11/2017Will write letters Letter dated 15/11/2017 from Baroness Sugg to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding the role of the Health and Safety Executive in regulating spaceflight activities. (PDF, 354KB)
14/11/2017 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
14/11/2017 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/11/2017Bills HL Bill 73 (as amended on Report)
13/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report (PDF, 90KB)
10/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF, 85KB)
07/11/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF, 76KB)
31/10/2017Will write letters Letter dated 31/10/2017 from Baroness Sugg to Lord Fox and others regarding the Committee Stage of the Space Industry Bill: the traffic light system licensing scheme. (PDF, 687KB)
31/10/2017Will write letters Letter dated 31/10/2017 from Baroness Sugg to Baroness Randerson and others regarding the Committee Stage of the Space Industry Bill: land powers. Incl. attached factsheet (PDF, 1MB)
25/10/2017Will write letters Letter dated 25/10/2017 from Lord Callanan to Lord Rosser and others regarding amendments to draft secondary legislation as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Space Industry Bill on 23 Oct 2017. (PDF, 392KB)
25/10/2017Will write letters Letter dated 25/10/2017 from Lord Callanan to Lord Rosser and others regarding the Committee Stage of the Space Industry Bill: amendment of draft secondary legislation and regulations (PDF, 309KB)
23/10/2017 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
23/10/2017 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of proceedings): House of Lords
19/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 72KB)
18/10/2017 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
18/10/2017 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
16/10/2017 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
16/10/2017 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedins): House of Lords
16/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 79KB)
12/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF, 121KB)
11/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 69KB)
10/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 62KB)
09/10/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7(b) Amendment for Committee (PDF, 55KB)
13/07/2017Amendment papers HL Bill 7(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF, 44KB)
12/07/2017 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
12/07/2017 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
06/07/2017Library Notes Space Industry Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
28/06/2017Delegated Powers Memoranda Space Industry Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 622KB)
27/06/2017 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
27/06/2017 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
27/06/2017Bills HL Bill 7 (as introduced)
27/06/2017Explanatory Notes HL Bill 7 Explanatory Notes