establish an Office of the Whistleblower to protect whistleblowers and whistleblowing and to uphold the public interest in relation to whistleblowing; to create offences relating to the treatment of whistleblowers and the handling of whistleblowing cases; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998; and for connected purposes
The Protection for Whistleblowing Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Baroness Kramer.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2022-23 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 (Baroness Kramer), 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?
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