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Bill documents — Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 c.25 | PDF version, 289KB 12.04.2010

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 106 09-10 (Lords Amendments to) | PDF version, 88KB 08.04.2010
Lords HL Bill 40 09-10 (as brought from the Commons on 3 March 2010) | PDF version, 559KB 04.03.2010
Commons Bill 68 09-10 (as amended in the Committee) | PDF version, 519KB 10.02.2010
Commons Bill 4 09-10 (as introduced) | PDF version, 376KB 19.11.2009
Commons Bill as introduced | PDF version, 351KB 20.07.2009

Explanatory Notes

Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL 40 EN (Explanatory Notes to Bill) | PDF version, 509KB 04.03.2010
Commons Bill 4 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 647KB 19.11.2009
Commons Explanatory Notes to Bill | PDF version, 653KB 20.07.2009

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 6 April 2010 07.04.2010
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 2 March 2010 02.03.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 9 February 2010 10.02.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 9 February 2010 09.02.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House as at 1 February 2010 01.02.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House as at 26 January 2010 26.01.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House as at 19 January 2010 19.01.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House as at 4 November 2009 04.11.2009
Commons Committee of the Whole House as at 3 November 2009 03.11.2009

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 8 April 2010 09.04.2010
Commons Report Stage Proceedings at at 2 March 2010 03.03.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings on 9 February 2010 10.02.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 1 February 2010 02.02.2010
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 January 2010 27.01.2010
Commons Committee of the the Whole House Proceedings as at 19 January 2010 20.01.2010
Commons Committee of the the Whole House Proceedings as at 4 November 2009 05.11.2009
Commons Committee of the the Whole House Proceedings as at 3 November 2009 04.11.2009

Research papers

House of Commons Library Research Papers and House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial. They contain factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Research Papers and Library Notes on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Research Paper Date
Commons Research Paper 10/18 (PDF, 291KB) 25.02.2010
Commons Research Paper 09/73 (PDF, 598KB) 06.10.2009

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Select Committee Report HC 239-I 29.01.2010
Joint Committee on Human Rights: Legislative Scrutiny: Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill; Video Recordings Bill (HL 33/HC 249 2009-10) | PDF version, 1MB 18.01.2010
Commons Select Committee Report HL 33/HC 249 18.01.2010
Commons Government Response to Public Administration Select Committee, Tenth Report of Session 2007-08, Constitional Renewal: Draft Bill and White Paper (HC 499, 2007-08) Cm 7688 (PDF, 120KB) 04.06.2009
Joint Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill: Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill Volume I (HL 166-I / HC 551-I) 31.07.2008
Commons Public Administration Select Committee, Constitional Renewal: Draft Bill and White Paper (HC 499, 2007-08) 04.06.2008

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Selection of Amendments (Consideration of Lords Amendments) (PDF, 17KB) 08.04.2010
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill selection of amendments (Consideration on Report) (PDF, 11KB) 02.03.2010
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Committee of the Whole House [Day 6]) (PDF, 12KB) 09.02.2010
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Committee of the Whole House [Day 5]) (PDF, 10KB) 29.01.2010
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Committee of the Whole House [Day 4]) (PDF, 11KB) 25.01.2010
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill (Committee of the Whole House) (PDF, 116KB) 19.01.2010

Compare versions of Bills: Commons

The latest illustrative versions of the Bill, showing changes made in a Public Bill Committee in the House of Commons

House Compare versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill, showing changes made in Committee to the bill as introduced in Session 2008-09 (PDF, 569KB) 10.02.2010

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