Bill documents — Equality 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|
|Equality Act 2010 c.15 | PDF version, 726KB||13.04.2010|
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.
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 96 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 279KB||24.03.2010|
|HL Bill 20 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 686KB||04.12.2009|
|Bill 5 EN 09-10 | PDF version, 762KB||19.11.2009|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
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|
|Selection of amendments (Consideration of Lords Amendments) (PDF, 17KB)||06.04.2010|
|Report stage: selection of amendments (PDF, 86KB)||02.12.2009|
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considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.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|
|Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 6 April 2010||07.04.2010|
|Report stage proceedings as at 2 December 2009||03.12.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 July 2009||08.07.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 July 2009||03.07.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 June 2009||01.07.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 June 2009||26.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 June 2009||24.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 June 2009||19.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2009||17.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 June 2009||12.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2009||10.06.2009|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 2 June 2009||03.06.2009|
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|Research Paper on the Equality Bill: Committee Stage Report (PDF, 371KB)||12.11.2009|
|Research Paper on the Equality Bill (PDF, 1MB)||07.05.2009|
Select Committee reports
The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.
|House||Select Committee report||Date|
|Work and Pensions Committee: The Equality Bill: how disability equality fits within a Single Equality Act (HC 158-I, 2008-09)||14.05.2009|
Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.
|Memoranda submitted to the Committee||22.06.2009|
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