All Bills in the 2019-2020 Parliament


These bills are currently before Parliament and have not received Royal Assent. The bills are listed from those closest to completion to those furthest away, and further grouped by those that have progressed through the first house, past the initial stages, or dormant at the initial stages.

Completed First House (2)Completed initial stages (10)In initial stages (62)Dormant (25)

2 Bills completed first house

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Steve Barclay (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Exiting the European Union )
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 7:50 p.m.

A Bill to implement, and make other provision in connection with, the agreement between the United Kingdom and the EU under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union which sets out the arrangements for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU.

Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Theresa Villiers (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

29 Jan 2020

29 Jan 2020, 10:16 a.m.

To make provision for the incorporation of the Direct Payments Regulation into domestic law; for enabling an increase in the total maximum amount of direct payments under that Regulation; and for connected purposes.


10 Bills in first house having progressed beyond initial stages

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
NHS Funding Bill 2019-20
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Money resolution: House of Commons 27 January, 2020 3rd reading: House of Commons

4 Feb 2020

28 Jan 2020, 8:49 p.m.

To make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024.

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Matt Warman (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Programme motion: House of Commons 22 January, 2020 28 Jan 2020, 9:40 p.m.

A Bill to amend the electronic communications code set out in Schedule 3A to the Communications Act 2003; and for connected purposes.

Pension Schemes Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 9:03 a.m.

A bill to make provision about pension schemes

Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
(Home Office)
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 7 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

4 Feb 2020

27 Jan 2020, 11:28 a.m.

A bill to create a power of arrest, without warrant, for the purpose of extraditing people for serious offences

Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 8 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

7 Feb 2020

28 Jan 2020, 2:28 p.m.

A bill to make provision for members of the House of Lords to vote in elections to the House of Commons

Domestic Premises (Energy Performance) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 8 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

7 Feb 2020

22 Jan 2020, 9:29 a.m.

A bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that domestic properties have a minimum energy performance rating of C on an Energy Performance Certificate; to make provision regarding performance and insulation of new heating systems in existing properties; and for connected purposes

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
(Ministry of Justice)
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 7 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

5 Feb 2020

22 Jan 2020, 5:52 p.m.

A bill to make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes

Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 7 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

3 Feb 2020

22 Jan 2020, 3:08 p.m.

First reading took place on 7 January. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is scheduled for 3 February. A bill to make provision about the Commonwealth Games that are to be held principally in Birmingham in 2022; and for connected purposes

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
(Department for Transport)
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 January, 2020 Committee stage: House of Lords

10 Feb 2020

29 Jan 2020, 9:30 a.m.

A bill to make provision about airspace change proposals and about the licensing regime for air traffic services under Part 1 of the Transport Act 2000, to confer police powers relating to unmanned aircraft and requirements in Air Navigation Orders and to provide for fixed penalties for certain offences relating to unmanned aircraft

Access to Palliative Care and Treatment of Children Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 9 January, 2020 2nd reading: House of Lords

7 Feb 2020

22 Jan 2020, 9:31 a.m.

A bill to make provision for NHS service commissioners to ensure that persons for whom they have responsibility for commissioning physical and mental health services have access to specialist and generalist palliative care and support services; to enable hospices to access pharmaceutical services on the same basis as other services commissioned by a clinical commissioning group; and to make provision for treatment of children with a life-limiting illness


62 Bills in initial stages

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
House of Lords (Removal of Bishops) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 10:54 a.m.

A bill to provide for bishops of the Church of England no longer to be entitled to membership of the House of Lords

Equal Pay Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 10:14 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for a right for employees to obtain information relating to the pay of a comparator; to reform remedies and time limits relating to equal pay; to provide a right to equal pay where a single source can rectify unequal pay; to amend the statutory statement ​of particulars to include equal pay; to provide for requirements on certain employers to publish information about the differences in pay between male and female employees and between employees of different ethnic origins; and for related purposes

Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 10:13 a.m.

A bill to enable competent adults who are terminally ill to be provided at their request with specified assistance to end their own life; and for connected purposes

Organ Tourism and Cadavers on Display Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 10:12 a.m.

A bill to amend the Human Tissue Act 2004 concerning consent to activities done for the purpose of transplantation outside the United Kingdom and consent for imported cadavers on display

Office of the Whistleblower Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 January, 2020 29 Jan 2020, 10:11 a.m.

A bill to make provision for an Office of the Whistleblower

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 January, 2020 28 Jan 2020, 11:27 a.m.

A bill to make provision for the regulation of political opinion polling in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes

Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 January, 2020 28 Jan 2020, 11:23 a.m.

A bill to provide for the functions exercised by the Northern Ireland Department of Health to be exercised by the Secretary of State in the absence of a Northern Ireland Executive

Traffic Management (Approved Devices) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 January, 2020 28 Jan 2020, 11:15 a.m.

A bill to make provision to enable the civil enforcement of moving traffic contraventions using approved devices

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 28 Jan 2020, 11 a.m.

A bill to revoke parental or judicial consent which permits the marriage or civil partnership of a child and to criminalise child marriage or civil partnership under the age of 18; and for connected purposes

Traffic Management (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 January, 2020 28 Jan 2020, 10:41 a.m.

A Bill to make provision in relation to the civil enforcement of speeding contraventions

Hares Preservation Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 January, 2020 24 Jan 2020, 10:06 a.m.

A Bill to repeal the Hares Preservation Act 1892 and to make provision to prohibit the killing or taking of hares during the breeding season.

European Union (Information, etc.) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 January, 2020 24 Jan 2020, 10:06 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for information and statistics to be available in various public places about the European Union and to provide information to further the establishment of twinning arrangements between towns in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the European Union in accordance with the European Union’s town twinning support scheme.

Constitutional Privileges Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 January, 2020 24 Jan 2020, 10:05 a.m.

A Bill to make provision about certain privileges related to constitutional matters.

Education (Assemblies) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 January, 2020 24 Jan 2020, 10:05 a.m.

A Bill to introduce an entitlement to assemblies that further the spiritual, moral, social and cultural education of all pupils, regardless of religion or belief, at state schools without a designated religious character in England; to repeal the requirement for these schools to hold collective worship; and for connected purposes.

Electric Vehicle Trading Scheme and Road Usage Duty (Consultation) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 January, 2020 24 Jan 2020, 10:04 a.m.

A Bill to provide for a public consultation on the introduction of a trading obligation on vehicle manufacturers to increase the proportion of electrically propelled light passenger vehicles sold and on the introduction of a road usage duty to reduce transport carbon emissions; and to provide for graduated rates of duty to apply to modified vehicles.

Agriculture Bill 2019-20
Presented by Theresa Villiers (Conservative)
Government Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

3 Feb 2020

24 Jan 2020, 9:53 a.m.

Cosmetic Surgery (Standards) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 4:31 p.m.

A bill to make provision to include medical practitioners specialising in cosmetic surgery in the Specialist Register for medical practitioners

Victims of Crime (Rights, Entitlements, and Notification of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 11:36 a.m.

Rented Homes Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 11:35 a.m.

A bill to amend the Housing Act 1988 to abolish assured shorthold tenancies; to extend the grounds upon which landlords of residential housing may recover possession; and for connected purposes

Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 11:34 a.m.

A bill to enable the Secretary of State or an immigration officer to refuse entry, or to vary or curtail leave to enter or remain which has already been granted, to a person who is known to be, or to have been, involved in gross human rights abuses and who is not a UK or EEA national

Storage Period for Gametes Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 January, 2020 23 Jan 2020, 11:33 a.m.

A bill to provide for a review by the Secretary of State of the regulations governing gamete storage periods

Armed Forces (Posthumous Pardons) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:37 a.m.

A bill to make provision to provide posthumous pardons to armed forces personnel convicted of, or cautioned for, certain abolished offences

Digital Economy Act 2017 (Commencement of Part 3) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:36 a.m.

A bill to bring into force the remaining sections of Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017

Certificate of Loss Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:34 a.m.

A bill to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in respect of miscarried and still-born children not eligible for registration under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; to establish a database for archiving the certificate and recording information about the miscarriage or still-birth; and for connected purposes

Small Business Commissioner and Late Payments etc Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:32 a.m.

A bill to make provision to amend the statutory limits for payment of invoices; make provision for a statutory time limit for resolving payment disputes; amend interest for late payments and penalties for persistent late payments and non-compliance; prohibit specified payment practices, on-boarding and pay-to-stay; require payments becoming due under public sector construction projects to be held in project bank accounts; amend the remit, role and powers of the Small Business Commissioner in regard to late payments; provide for a duty on auditors to publish late payment data; and for connected purposes

Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
(Ministry of Justice)
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:28 a.m.

A bill to give effect to Law Commission recommendations relating to commencement of enactments relating to sentencing law and to make provision for pre-consolidation amendments of sentencing law

Anonymity (Arrested Persons) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 10:28 a.m.

A bill to prohibit the publication of certain information regarding persons who have been arrested until they have been charged with an offence; to set out the circumstances where such information can be published without committing an offence; and for connected purposes

Certificate of Loss Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 January, 2020 22 Jan 2020, 9:33 a.m.

A bill to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in respect of miscarried and still-born children not eligible for registration under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; to establish a database for archiving the certificate and recording information about the miscarriage or still-birth; and for connected purposes

Duchy of Cornwall Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 January, 2020 21 Jan 2020, 10:25 a.m.

A bill to amend the succession to the title of Duke of Cornwall; to remove various powers, exemptions and immunities from the Duchy of Cornwall; to make provisions relating to the Treasury Solicitor and any solicitor or attorney appointed in the affairs of the Duchy; and for connected purposes

Video Gaming Health and Wellbeing Strategy Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 January, 2020 21 Jan 2020, 10:23 a.m.

A Bill to provide for the Secretary of State to develop and publish a video gaming health and wellbeing strategy and to provide for the Secretary of State to develop health advice on video gaming

Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 January, 2020 21 Jan 2020, 10:22 a.m.

A bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make provision in connection with financial settlements following divorce

Pavement Parking Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 January, 2020 21 Jan 2020, 10:20 a.m.

A Bill to amend the law relating to parking on verges and footways in England outside of Greater London and in Wales

Unconscionable Conduct in Commerce Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 January, 2020 21 Jan 2020, 10:19 a.m.

A bill to create an offence of conduct in trade and commerce that is unconscionable; and for connected purposes

Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Robert Buckland (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Ministry of Justice)
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 17 Jan 2020, 3:35 p.m.

To require the Parole Board to take into account any failure by a prisoner serving a sentence for unlawful killing or for taking or making an indecent image of a child to disclose information about the victim.

Pensions (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 16 January, 2020 17 Jan 2020, 10:36 a.m.

A Bill to amend the Pensions Act 2004 and the Companies Act 2006 to remove the cap on compensation payments under the Pension Protection Fund and to require the approval of pension scheme trustees and the Pensions Regulator for the distribution of dividends.

Mandatory Training on Learning Disabilities and Autism Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 16 January, 2020 17 Jan 2020, 10:35 a.m.

A Bill to mandate training on learning disability and autism for all health and social care staff undertaking regulated activities in England; and to provide for the Secretary of State to publish a code of practice for specialist training on learning disability and autism.

School Holiday Open Days Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 16 January, 2020 17 Jan 2020, 10:34 a.m.

A Bill to provide for a duty on schools to run open days during school holidays and for free school meals to be provided for eligible pupils at the open days.

Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 16 January, 2020 17 Jan 2020, 10:33 a.m.

A Bill to amend the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 to provide that the Prime Minister must recommend the person selected by a Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court; to make provision for a Joint Committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court and its functions; and for connected purposes.

Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 16 January, 2020 17 Jan 2020, 10:32 a.m.

A Bill to require the coroner or jury at an inquest to record an opinion as to gambling addiction and any other relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes.

Abortion Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 15 January, 2020 16 Jan 2020, 10:25 a.m.

A Bill to decriminalise the consensual termination of a pregnancy which has not exceeded its twenty-fourth week and in other prescribed circumstances; and to create a criminal offence for non-consensual termination of pregnancy

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 15 January, 2020 16 Jan 2020, 10:25 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for the resolution of disputes concerning the location or placement of boundaries and private rights of way relating to the title of an estate in land; and for connected purposes

House of Lords (Elections and Reform) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 15 January, 2020 16 Jan 2020, 10:23 a.m.

A Bill to make provision about elections to, and membership of, the House of Lords; and for connected purposes

Public Advocate Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 15 January, 2020 16 Jan 2020, 10:23 a.m.

A Bill to establish a public Advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents

Petroleum (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 15 January, 2020 16 Jan 2020, 10:22 a.m.

A Bill to prohibit licensing to search and bore for petroleum and onshore hydraulic fracturing activities; to amend the principal objective for the Oil and Gas Authority to be to meet the carbon reduction target for ​2050 under the Climate Change Act 2008; and to provide for the Oil and Gas Authority to produce strategies which include the phasing out of the extraction and use of petroleum and transitional planning towards renewable energies

Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 14 January, 2020 15 Jan 2020, 10:28 a.m.

A bill to amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling, in particular applying to a pedal cycle, an electrically assisted pedal cycle, and an electric scooter

Schools (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Bill Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 14 January, 2020 15 Jan 2020, 10:27 a.m.

A bill to amend the Education Act 2002 and the Academies Act 2010 to provide for schools under those Acts to promote the mental health and wellbeing of their pupils

Heritage Railways and Tramways (Voluntary Work) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 14 January, 2020 15 Jan 2020, 10:25 a.m.

A bill to permit young persons to carry out voluntary work on a heritage railway or tramway

Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (Amendment) (Siblings) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 14 January, 2020 15 Jan 2020, 10:16 a.m.

A bill to amend the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 to make transfers between siblings exempt in certain circumstances

Online Harms Reduction Regulator (Report) Bill Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceeding): House of Lords 14 January, 2020 15 Jan 2020, 10:09 a.m.

A bill to assign certain functions to Ofcom in relation to online harms regulation

Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 13 January, 2020 14 Jan 2020, 10:47 a.m.

A bill to make provision about supporting victims of modern slavery

Emissions Reduction (Local Authorities in London) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 13 January, 2020 14 Jan 2020, 10:45 a.m.

A Bill to enable London Borough Councils and the Common Council of the City of London to achieve reductions in airborne emissions from specified plant in their areas and to make provision for the Secretary of State to set emission limits for such plant; to provide for fixed penalty notices in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes

Criminal Records Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 13 January, 2020 14 Jan 2020, 10:45 a.m.

A Bill to amend the length of time for which an individual may have a criminal record under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 13 January, 2020 14 Jan 2020, 10:44 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for the prohibition of unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks; and for connected purposes

Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 13 January, 2020 14 Jan 2020, 10:43 a.m.

A bill to establish the right to breathe clean air; to require the Secretary of State to achieve and maintain clean air in England and Wales; to involve Public Health England in setting and reviewing pollutants and their limits; to enhance the powers, duties and functions of the Environment Agency, the Committee on Climate Change, local authorities (including port authorities), the Civil Aviation Authority, Highways England, Historic England and Natural England in relation to air pollution; to establish the Citizens’ Commission for Clean Air with powers to institute or intervene in legal proceedings; to require the Secretary of State and the relevant national authorities to apply environmental principles in carrying out their duties under this Act and the clean air enactments; and for connected purposes

Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 9 January, 2020 10 Jan 2020, 10:10 a.m.

A bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and of people granted humanitarian protection; and to provide for legal aid to be made available in such cases

Marriage (Approved Organisations) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 9 January, 2020 10 Jan 2020, 10:09 a.m.

A bill to amend the law on marriage to permit authorised belief organisations to solemnise marriages

Asylum Support (Prescribed Period) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 9 January, 2020 10 Jan 2020, 10:07 a.m.

A bill to introduce a minimum period of 56 days before an asylum claim is considered to be determined for the purpose of ending asylum support

Financial Services (Duty of Care) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 9 January, 2020 10 Jan 2020, 10:07 a.m.

A bill to require the Financial Conduct Authority to make rules for authorised persons to owe a duty of care to consumers in their regulated activities

Referendums Criteria Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 8 January, 2020 9 Jan 2020, 10:17 a.m.

A Bill to make provision concerning referendums within the United Kingdom on constitutional or parliamentary arrangements

Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 8 January, 2020 9 Jan 2020, 10:17 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the United Kingdom’s environmental, social, economic and cultural wellbeing by meeting wellbeing objectives, publishing future generations impact assessments, accounting for preventative spending, and through public services contracts; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations for the United Kingdom; to establish a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; to require companies to consider the impact of their activities on the United Kingdom’s wellbeing; and for connected purposes

House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 8 January, 2020 9 Jan 2020, 10:16 a.m.

A Bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 so as to abolish the system of by-elections for hereditary peers

Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Priti Patel (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Home Office)
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate)

8 Jan 2020

8 Jan 2020, 12:42 p.m.

To provide for the payment out of money provided by Parliament of expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State or a government department under, or in connection with, the Windrush Compensation Scheme.


25 Bills for which no activity has occurred in 3 months

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill 2017-19 to 2019-20
Presented by Chris Grayling (Conservative)
Hybrid Bill Carry-over motion: House of Lords 9 September, 2019 15 Oct 2019, 10:18 p.m.

A Bill to make provision for a railway between a junction with Phase One of High Speed 2, near Fradley Wood in Staffordshire, and a junction with the West Coast Main Line near Crewe in Cheshire; and for connected purposes.

Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19 to 2019-20
Presented by Sajid Javid (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Home Office)
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons 31 October, 2019 (1) (2) 7 Nov 2019, 3:13 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before Dissolution. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill To make provision in relation to domestic abuse; to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner; to prohibit cross-examination in person in family proceedings in certain circumstances; to make provision about certain violent or sexual offences, and offences involving other abusive behaviour, committed outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

Environment Bill 2019-20
Presented by Theresa Villiers (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons 28 October, 2019 30 Oct 2019, 4:07 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before Dissolution. This means the Bill will make no further progress. To make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; to make provision for the Office for Environmental Protection; to make provision about waste and resource efficiency; to make provision about air quality; to make provision for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; to make provision about water; to make provision about nature and biodiversity; to make provision for conservation covenants; to make provision about the regulation of chemicals; and for connected purposes.

Armed Forces (Posthumous Pardons) Bill Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 October, 2019 24 Oct 2019, 10:45 a.m.

A Bill to make provision to provide posthumous pardons to armed forces personnel convicted of, or cautioned for, certain abolished offences.

Health Service Safety Investigations Bill [HL] 2019-20 Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 29 October, 2019 30 Oct 2019, 9:33 a.m.

A Bill to establish the Health Service Safety Investigations Body and to confer the function of carrying out investigations and other functions on that body; to make provision in connection with investigations carried out by that body; to make provision about medical examiners; and for connected purposes

Goods Mortgages Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 October, 2019 22 Oct 2019, 10:45 a.m.

A bill to repeal the Bills of Sale Acts 1878 and 1882 and to make provision for a new form of non-possessory security that may be created over goods owned by individuals; and for connected purposes

Right to Die at Home Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 30 October, 2019 31 Oct 2019, 9:20 a.m.

A Bill to create a right to die at home

Policing Resources Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 29 October, 2019 30 Oct 2019, 9:25 a.m.

A Bill to make provision to ensure that the police forces in England and Wales have sufficient resources to deliver police services; and for connected purposes

Divorce (etc.) Law Review Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 October, 2019 29 Oct 2019, 9:53 a.m.

A Bill to provide for a review by the Lord Chancellor of the law of England and Wales relating to divorce and judicial separation and to the dissolution of civil partnerships and the separation of civil partners

Immigration Detention Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 22 October, 2019 23 Oct 2019, 10:43 a.m.

A Bill to make provision about the detention of persons under the law on immigration

Genocide Determination Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 October, 2019 22 Oct 2019, 10:43 a.m.

A Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a Special Tribunal

Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill 2019-20
Presented by Theresa Villiers (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 25 Oct 2019, 1:22 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before Dissolution. This means the Bill will make no further progress. To make provision about the mode of trial and maximum penalty for certain offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 17 October, 2019 18 Oct 2019, 10:33 a.m.

A Bill to prohibit payments for remote gambling to be made using money obtained on credit; and to prohibit the use of cash machines on premises licensed for gambling

Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 31 October, 2019 1 Nov 2019, 10:02 a.m.

A Bill to amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling

Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 October, 2019 24 Oct 2019, 10:57 a.m.

A Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility.

Well-being of Future Generations Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 21 October, 2019 22 Oct 2019, 10:44 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the environmental, social, economic and cultural well-being of the United Kingdom in a way that accords with the Future Generations principle; to require public bodies to establish and meet well-being objectives and report on these and their actions; to require public bodies to publish Future Generations impact assessments and account for preventative spending; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations for the United Kingdom to advise, assist and oversee public bodies in doing things in accordance with this Act; to provide for the establishment of a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; and for connected purposes

Schools (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 October, 2019 29 Oct 2019, 9:54 a.m.

A Bill to amend the Education Act 2002 and the Academies Act 2010 to provide for schools under those Acts to promote the mental health and wellbeing of their pupils

Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (Repeal) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 28 October, 2019 29 Oct 2019, 9:52 a.m.

A Bill to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011; to make provision about the dissolution of Parliament and the determination of polling days for parliamentary general elections; and for connected purposes

Gender Recognition Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 31 October, 2019 1 Nov 2019, 9:40 a.m.

A Bill to amend the Gender Recognition Act 2004 in relation to a change of gender of someone who is married

Duty to Plan for Terrorism (Consultation) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 24 October, 2019 25 Oct 2019, 10:56 a.m.

A Bill to provide for consultation on the introduction of a Duty to Plan to require Category 1 responders to plan for terrorist threats and require those responsible for places to which the public have access to consider the vulnerability of those places to attack and take measures to mitigate any such vulnerability; and for connected purposes.

Higher Education Cheating Services Prohibition Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 17 October, 2019 18 Oct 2019, 10:25 a.m.

A Bill to make it an offence to provide or advertise cheating services for Higher Education assessments

Elections (Candidates’ Expenditure and Nominations) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 24 October, 2019 25 Oct 2019, 11:31 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for the regulation of election expenditure by candidates and political parties; to provide for the regulation of nominations as a parliamentary candidate and the abolition of deposits; to confer powers on the Electoral Commission; and for connected purposes.

School Admissions for Children Adopted from Overseas Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 23 October, 2019 24 Oct 2019, 10:44 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for children adopted from overseas to receive the same priority for admission to maintained schools as children looked after or previously looked after by a local authority in England.

Automated Facial Recognition Technology (Moratorium and Review) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 30 October, 2019 31 Oct 2019, 9:35 a.m.

A Bill to prohibit the use of automated facial recognition technology in public places and to provide for a review of its use

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (Legal Advice and Appeals) Bill [HL] 2019-20 Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords) 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 17 October, 2019 18 Oct 2019, 10:29 a.m.

A Bill to make provision for unaccompanied asylum seeking children to receive legal advice and for extending the deadline for an unaccompanied asylum seeking child to appeal an asylum decision