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Trade 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 provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.

Government Bill
(Department for International Trade)

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

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

Last Event: 20 Mar 2019 - 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 March, 2019

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Greg Hands (View contribution) 20078 words
Green Party Caroline Lucas (View contribution) 2074 words
Independent Mr Kenneth Clarke (View contribution) 818 words
Labour Barry Gardiner (View contribution) 35570 words
Liberal Democrat Dr Phillip Lee (View contribution) 1084 words
Plaid Cymru Hywel Williams (View contribution) 194 words
Scottish National Party Alan Brown (View contribution) 6588 words
The Independent Group for Change Mr Chris Leslie (View contribution) 922 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 100%
Lords - 100%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
21 Mar 2019 Bills Bill 364 2017-19 (Lords Amendments)
7 Mar 2018 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
31 Aug 2018 Library Notes Trade Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
21 Mar 2019 Explanatory Notes Bill 364 EN 2017-19
19 Mar 2019 Amendment papers HL Bill 167-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
21/03/2019Bills Bill 364 2017-19 (Lords Amendments)
21/03/2019Explanatory Notes Bill 364 EN 2017-19
20/03/2019 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
20/03/2019 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
19/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 167-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF)
18/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 167(b) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF)
18/03/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Stevenson and others regarding Government amendments which have been tabled for the Third Reading (PDF, 157KB)
15/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 167(a) Amendment for Third Reading (PDF)
14/03/2019Bills HL Bill 167 (as amended on Report)
13/03/2019 Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
13/03/2019 Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
11/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R-II Second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
11/03/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Judge regarding the Government's position on amendment 3A (PDF, 277KB)
06/03/2019 Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
06/03/2019 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
05/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report (PDF)
04/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
01/03/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(h) Amendments for Report (PDF)
28/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(g) Amendments for Report (PDF)
27/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(f) Amendments for Report (PDF)
20/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF)
18/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(d) Amendment for Report (PDF)
11/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(c) Amendment for Report (PDF)
07/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF)
05/02/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-R(a) Amendment for Report (PDF)
04/02/2019 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
04/02/2019 Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
31/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
31/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Goldie to Lord Houghton regarding the Defence Safety Fire Authority Fire Safety Review (PDF, 97KB)
30/01/2019 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
30/01/2019 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
30/01/2019 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Purvis of Tweed and others regarding state aid and the devolved administrations, as discussed during the Committee (PDF, 103KB)
29/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Baroness Kramer and others regarding whether the continuity agreements which the UK is transitioning will include investment provisions, as discussed during the Committee stage (PDF, 126KB)
29/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Baroness Neville-Rolfe and others regarding simplifying procurement rules to encourage bids from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) (PDF, 109KB)
28/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
28/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Purvis and Lord Stevenson regarding a new bilateral arrangement with Singapore that would ensure continuity for the effects of the EU-Singapore FTA after Brexit (PDF, 80KB)
28/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Purvis and others regarding the continuity of existing EU free trade agreements (PDF, 110KB)
28/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Stevenson and others regarding the Government's intention to establish an inter-governmental Ministerial forum on future international trade agreements with the devolved administrations (PDF, 85KB)
28/01/2019Will write letters Letter Baroness Fairhead to Lord Grantchester and others regarding the protection of Geographical Indications (GIs) after Brexit (PDF, 91KB)
28/01/2019Will write letters Letter from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Grantchester and others regarding the definition of "significant differences", as discussed at Committee stage (PDF, 83KB)
23/01/2019 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
23/01/2019 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
23/01/2019 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-II(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the revised second marshalled list (PDF)
23/01/2019Will write letters Letter dated 23/01/2019 from Baroness Fairhead to Baroness Kramer regarding the Office for Environmental Protection. (PDF, 101KB)
23/01/2019Will write letters Letter dated 23/01/2019 from Baroness Fairhead to Baroness McIntosh of Pickering regarding the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)as raised during the committee stage of the Trade Bill (PDF, 105KB)
22/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
21/01/2019 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansarad): House of Lords
21/01/2019 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
21/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
18/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-I(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
17/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
16/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127(v) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
15/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127(u) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
11/01/2019Amendment papers HL Bill 127(t) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
18/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(s) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
13/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(r) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
12/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(q) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
11/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(p) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
10/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(o) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
06/12/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(n) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
29/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(m) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
22/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(l) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
19/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(k) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
06/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(j) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
02/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(i) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
01/11/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(h) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
31/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
29/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
26/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(e) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
11/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(d) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
10/10/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(c) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
18/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 18/09/2018 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Adonis regarding points raised during the second reading debate on the Trade Bill: the backstop and the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. (PDF, 89KB)
13/09/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
13/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Kakkar regarding the Government's position on the Clinical Trials Regulations as discussed during the Second Reading of the Trade Bill. (PDF, 65KB)
13/09/2018Will write letters Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Purvis of Tweed and Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Trade Bill. (PDF, 258KB)
12/09/2018Amendment papers HL Bill 127(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
11/09/2018 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
11/09/2018 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
31/08/2018Library Notes Trade Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19/07/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Trade Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 541KB)
18/07/2018 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
18/07/2018 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
18/07/2018Bills HL Bill 127 (as introduced)
18/07/2018Explanatory Notes HL Bill 127 Explanatory Notes
18/07/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 17 July 2018
17/07/2018 3rd reading: House of Commons
17/07/2018 Report stage: House of Commons
17/07/2018Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 17 July 2018
17/07/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 463KB)
16/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 July 2018
13/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 July 2018
12/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 July 2018
11/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 July 2018
10/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 July 2018
06/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 July 2018
05/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 July 2018
04/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2018
03/07/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 July 2018
28/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 June 2018
27/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2018
26/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2018
22/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 June 2018
21/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 June 2018
20/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2018
08/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 June 2018
07/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 June 2018
06/06/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 June 2018
22/05/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 May 2018
17/05/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 May 2018
11/05/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 May 2018
04/05/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 May 2018
01/05/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 April 2018
30/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 April 2018
24/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 April 2018
13/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 April 2018
03/04/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 March 2018
28/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 March 2018
15/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 14 March 2018
14/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2018
13/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2018
09/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 March 2018
08/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2018
07/03/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
07/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 March 2018
06/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2018
05/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 March 2018
02/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2018
01/03/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 February 2018
28/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2018
27/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 February 2018
26/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 February 2018
23/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2018
22/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2018
09/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2018
08/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2018
07/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 February 2018
06/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 February 2018
05/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 February 2018
02/02/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2018
02/02/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 1 February 2018 at Committee Stage
02/02/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 February 2018
01/02/2018 Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Unlock Democracy (TB28)
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: 38 Degrees (TB29)
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom (supplementary to oral evidence) (TB30) (PDF, 473KB)
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Africa APPG, together with the Royal African Society (TB31)
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: TheCityUK (TB32)
01/02/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Trade Justice Dundee (TB33)
01/02/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 February 2018
01/02/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 175KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Tom Reynolds, British Ceramic Confederation (Supplementary to oral evidence) (TB15)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Dr Angela Polkey (TB16) (PDF, 494KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Amnesty International UK (TB17) (PDF, 780KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: James Dippie (TB18) (PDF, 205KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: BioIndustry Association (BIA) and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) (TB19) (PDF, 443KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Scotch Whisky Association (Supplementary to oral evidence) (TB20) (PDF, 279KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Sugar (TB21)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Leslie and Patricia Mackay (TB22)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Tracy Roche (TB23)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Dr. Holger Hestermeyer (Supplementary to oral evidence) (TB24)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Which? (supplementary to oral evidence) (TB25)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming (TB26) (PDF, 596KB)
31/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp, CEO, Business for Scotland (supplementary to oral evidence) (TB27) (PDF, 98KB)
31/01/2018Will write letters Letter dated 31/01/2018 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Douglas Chapman MP: whether any redundancies made by contractors as a result of Project HESTIA have been funded by the MOD. (PDF, 112KB)
31/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2018
31/01/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 January 2018
30/01/2018 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
30/01/2018 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
30/01/2018 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
30/01/2018 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
30/01/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 January 2018
29/01/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 181KB)
26/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2018
26/01/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 January 2018
25/01/2018 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
25/01/2018 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
25/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: St Andrews TTIP Action Group (TB11) (PDF, 861KB)
25/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Trade Justice Scotland coalition (TB12) (PDF, 756KB)
25/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Liberty (TB13) (PDF, 354KB)
25/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Professor Alan Winters, Professor of Economics and Director of the UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Essex (TB14)
25/01/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 January 2018
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Peter D Blackburn (TB01) (PDF, 452KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: ABI (TB02) (PDF, 268KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Dr Kamala Dawar (TB03) (PDF, 346KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Fairtrade Foundation (TB04) (PDF, 518KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Trade Justice Movement (TB05) (PDF, 127KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Global Justice Now (TB06) (PDF, 143KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPCA (TB07) (PDF, 141KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Nick Ashton-Hart (TB08) (PDF, 98KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Traidcraft (TB09) (PDF, 587KB)
24/01/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Retail Consortium (TB10) (PDF, 521KB)
24/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 January 2018
24/01/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 181KB)
23/01/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
23/01/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
23/01/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 January 2018
23/01/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 January 2018
22/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2018
22/01/2018Press notices Schedule of meetings (PDF, 396KB)
18/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2018
10/01/2018Press notices Have your say on the Trade Bill
10/01/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 January 2018
09/01/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
09/01/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
09/01/2018 Programme motion: House of Commons
09/11/2017Impact Assessments Trade Bill (Existing international trade (and other related) agreements) (PDF, 380KB)
07/11/2017 1st reading: House of Commons
07/11/2017Bills Bill 122 2017-19, as introduced
07/11/2017Explanatory Notes Bill 122 EN 2017-19
07/11/2017Delegated Powers Memoranda Delegated Powers Memorandum - 7 November 2017 (PDF, 325KB)