Christopher Chope Portrait

Christopher Chope

Conservative - Christchurch

Select Committees
Panel of Chairs (since January 2020)
Procedure Committee (since March 2020)
Environmental Audit Committee (since March 2020)
3 APPG membership (as of 16 Dec 2020)
Electric Aviation, Historic Vehicles, Park Homes


Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Philip Davies (Conservative) (91 debate interactions) View debates with Philip Davies Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative) Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (59 debate interactions) View debates with Jacob Rees-Mogg David Nuttall (Conservative) (50 debate interactions) View debates with David Nuttall View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Christchurch Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
113,825
Petition Closed

Increase funding for schools

Gov Responded - 5 Feb 2019 Debated on - 4 Mar 2019 View Sir Christopher Chope's petition debate contributions
19 May 2019
closed 1 year, 8 months ago

Schools are having to make difficult choices on how to spend their limited funding as their income has not kept pace with the rise in costs since 2010. All schools are working very hard to “make ends meet” but this is becoming increasingly difficult and verging on almost impossible.


Most recent EDMs signed by Christopher Chope

Date Tabled Title Signatures
19 Dec 2019
Christopher Chope signed this EDM on Friday 20th December 2019

Big Ben chiming on the day of Brexit

Tabled by: Mark Francois (Conservative - Rayleigh and Wickford)
That this House notes the ongoing refurbishment works on the Elizabeth Tower and the fact that during this period Big Ben currently only chimes for Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve; further notes that the United Kingdom will now leave the European Union at 11.00pm GMT on 31 January 2020; …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 47
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 1
11 Apr 2019
Christopher Chope signed this EDM on Thursday 11th April 2019

Exiting the European Union

Tabled by: William Cash (Conservative - Stone)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 859), dated 11 April 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 April 2019, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 72
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
View All Christopher Chope's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Christopher Chope

Date Forum Title
19 Nov 2020 Commons Chamber DHSC Answers to Written Questions

Christopher Chope has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

90 Bills introduced by Christopher Chope


A Bill to limit exit payments made by public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 13th March 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 30
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to prohibit permanent derogations from a 30 mile per hour speed limit in built-up areas in England; to make provision for the circumstances in which speed limits below 30 miles per hour may be introduced; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision for the reduction of stamp duty rates on residential property.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision about the forgiveness or discharge of student loan debt in certain circumstances; to make provision about the treatment of student loan debt in bankruptcy proceedings; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make the breach of certain rules relating to sub-letting rented accommodation a criminal offence; to make provision for criminal sanctions in respect of unauthorised sub-letting; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to enable the maximum turnover threshold for exemption from the requirement to register for VAT to be raised; to make provision for the exemption of certain goods and services from liability to VAT; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision for the removal of restrictions on principal local authorities in England to set levels of council tax; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to limit the rate of interest chargeable on outstanding student loan debt; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision to decriminalise the non-payment of the BBC licence fee.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to create offences in respect of persons who have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the sale and use of electronic cigarettes; to exempt electronic cigarettes from UK law derived from the Tobacco Products Directive; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision about the acquisition of land and property by local authorities in England outside their own local authority boundaries; to limit the power of local authorities to invest in commercial risk-taking enterprises; to limit public borrowing by local authorities for non-core activities; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to amend the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 to remove planning permission requirements for caravan site licence applicants; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to amend the Mobile Homes Act 1983; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd October 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to establish a national register of green belt land in England; to restrict the ability of local authorities to de-designate green belt land; to make provision about future development of de-designated green belt land; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 15th March 2019
(Read Debate)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the carrying out and publication of reviews of the level of public expenditure in connection with the High Speed 2 rail line (Phase 1); to establish procedures in connection with changes in these levels; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 8th February 2019

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Government to publish an annual review of the net yield to HM Treasury of tax rates and duties levied, including estimates of the impact on yield of changes to rates of those taxes and duties; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make the breach of certain rules relating to sub-letting rented accommodation a criminal offence; to make provision for criminal sanctions in respect of unauthorised sub-letting; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to limit the rate of interest chargeable on outstanding student loan debt; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 25th January 2019

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the reduction of stamp duty rates on residential property.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to prohibit permanent derogations from a 30 mile per hour speed limit in built-up areas in England; to make provision for the circumstances in which speed limits below 30 miles per hour may be introduced; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to enable schools to select pupils on the basis of published criteria; to allow schools to determine maximum class sizes; to remove restrictions on the expansion of the number of pupils in schools and on the creation of new schools; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the availability of public services during weekday evenings, at weekends and on bank holidays; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the use of published criteria to determine whether mobile homes and park homes are liable for council tax or non-domestic rates; to make provision in relation to the residential status of such homes; to amend the Mobile Home Acts; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to remove certain restrictions on the production and sale of goods manufactured in the United Kingdom for use in the United Kingdom, in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the maintenance and repair of roads by local authorities in England; to make provision for prescribing the use of funds for this purpose; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the reduction of tariffs on goods imported into the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the accountability of clinical commissioning groups; to make provision about local referendums on NHS sustainability and transformation plans; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for fruit and vegetables to be classified by flavour, condition and size for the purposes of sale in the UK; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to restrict the rights of vessels not registered in the United Kingdom to fish in territorial waters; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to introduce more freedom, flexibility and opportunity for those seeking employment in the public and private sector; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to impose duties on the Electoral Commission to investigate allegations of electoral fraud and other breaches of electoral law and to act as the prosecuting authority for such offences; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to reduce Value Added Tax on domestic energy bills; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about private prosecutions in cases of suspected criminal fraud in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the non-built environment and to limit the protection for bat habitats in the built environment where the presence of bats has a significant adverse impact upon the users of buildings; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the recruitment and retention of Volunteer Reserves for the Armed Forces; to make provision for the eligibility for deployment of such reserves; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Friday 23rd November 2018

A Bill to make provision about the definition of international development assistance; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 6
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to impose duties relating to the provision of public education on free trade; to require regular reports from government on trade arrangements with other countries; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 5
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to make provision for the reduction of burdens resulting from legislation for businesses or other organisations or for individuals; to make provision for the repeal or amendment of regulations; to make provision about the exercise of regulatory powers and functions; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 4
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to require the Government to publish an annual review of the net yield to HM Treasury of tax rates and duties levied, including estimates of the impact on yield of changes to rates of those taxes and duties; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 3
(Likely to be Debated)

A Bill to make provision for guidance to schools about reducing anxiety about environmental concerns among pupils and staff; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to make provision about the maintenance and repair of roads by local authorities in England; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 9
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working Time Regulations 1998; to provide for regulations governing working time; to make provision about holiday pay for employees; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 8
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision about the availability of public services during weekday evenings, at weekends and on bank holidays; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 7
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision to restrict the entitlement of non-UK citizens to publicly-funded benefits and services; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 6
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision to require cost-benefit analysis and independent audit before payments are made by the Government to a foreign country or international organisation; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 5
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to make provision for an independent audit of the costs and benefits of meeting the requirement under the Climate Change Act 2008 for net United Kingdom carbon emissions to be zero by 2050; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 4
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 13
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision for the removal from the United Kingdom of foreign national criminal offenders and prisoners; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 12
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision about requirements for non-UK citizens seeking leave to enter the United Kingdom; to make provision about a process for the removal from the United Kingdom of non-UK citizens, in certain circumstances and on the basis of established criteria; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 11
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision about private prosecutions in cases of suspected criminal fraud in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 8
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to repeal provisions for the compulsory retirement of holders of judicial office on the grounds of age; to remove upper age limits for appointment to judicial office; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 6
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to require the use of published criteria to determine whether mobile homes and park homes are liable for council tax or non-domestic rates; to make provision in relation to the residential status of such homes; to amend the Mobile Home Acts; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 5
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to enable schools to select pupils on the basis of published criteria; to allow schools to determine maximum class sizes; to remove restrictions on the expansion of the number of pupils in schools and on the creation of new schools; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 4
(Possibly be Debated)

A Bill to require persons bringing claims or proceedings under the Human Rights Act 1998 to satisfy a test of reasonableness and equity; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 3
(Likely to be Debated)

A Bill to make provision about the local accountability of clinical commissioning groups; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 2
(Likely to be Debated)

A Bill to amend Part 3 of the Housing Act 2004 to provide that any selective licensing scheme for residential accommodation extends to social housing.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 1
(Certain to be Debated)

A Bill to place a duty on the Secretary of State to reduce anxiety about environmental concerns among the general population; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 3
(Likely to be Debated)

A Bill to make provision to limit the protection for bat habitats in the built environment where the presence of bats has a significant adverse impact upon the users of buildings; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 32
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to establish a national register of green belt land in England; to restrict the ability of local authorities to de-designate green belt land; to make provision about future development of de-designated green belt land; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 31
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to require public authorities to exercise their statutory powers to investigate and take enforcement action for breaches of the law; to make provision for sanctions for failing to take such action; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 29
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to reduce Value Added Tax on domestic energy bills; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 7
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

A Bill to make provision for independent audits of the costs and benefits of the decarbonisation of road transport, and of the regulation of the sale and production of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Monday 10th February 2020
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 2
(Likely to be Debated)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to impose duties relating to the provision of public education on free trade; to require regular reports from government on trade arrangements with other countries; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the definition of a coastal path in England in respect of the coastal access duty under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to enable the maximum turnover threshold for exemption from the requirement to register for VAT to be raised; to make provision for the exemption of certain goods and services from liability to VAT; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for affordable home ownership; to require the inclusion of rent to buy homes in the definition of affordable housing; to make provision for a minimum proportion of new affordable housing to be available on affordable rent to buy terms; to provide relief from stamp duty when an affordable rent to buy home is purchased; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 24th October 2017
(Read Debate)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to prohibit principal local authorities being abolished in the absence of the authority of its elected councillors and a local referendum; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the acquisition of land and property by local authorities in England outside their own local authority boundaries; to limit the power of local authorities to invest in commercial risk-taking enterprises; to limit public borrowing by local authorities for non-core activities; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the extension of co-payment for NHS services in England; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to limit exit payments made by public sector organisations to employees; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to amend the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 to extend public access to certain documents that are commercially confidential and documents relating to NHS bodies in England; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the requirements for non-UK citizens seeking leave to enter the United Kingdom; to make provision about a process for the removal from the United Kingdom of non-UK citizens, in certain circumstances and on the basis of established criteria; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to prohibit persons from being registered to vote in Parliamentary elections in more than one constituency; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

A Bill to make provision to require cost-benefit analysis and independent audit before payments are made by the Government to a foreign country or international organisation; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

A Bill to make provision about the forgiveness or discharge of student loan debt in certain circumstances; to make provision about the treatment of student loan debt in bankruptcy proceedings; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

A Bill to create offences in respect of persons that have entered the UK illegally or who have remained in the UK without legal authority; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision to decriminalise the non-payment of the BBC licence fee.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to repeal provisions for the compulsory retirement of holders of judicial office on the grounds of age; to remove upper age limits for appointment to judicial office; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the sale and use of electronic cigarettes; to exempt electronic cigarettes from UK law derived from the Tobacco Products Directive; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision to restrict the entitlement of non-UK citizens to publicly-funded benefits and services; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about the definition of international development assistance; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the removal of restrictions on principal local authorities in England to set levels of council tax; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
(Read Debate)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the removal from the United Kingdom of foreign national criminal offenders and of prisoners who are citizens of European Union Member States; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the reduction of burdens resulting from legislation for businesses or other organisations or for individuals; to make provision for the repeal or amendment of regulations; to make provision about the exercise of regulatory powers and functions; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA

A Bill to require persons bringing claims or proceedings under the Human Rights Act 1998 to satisfy a test of reasonableness and equity; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

A Bill to make provision about holiday pay for employees; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working Time Regulations 1998; to provide for regulations governing working time; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 5th September 2017

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