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Young People Leaving Care (Accommodation) Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule, SO No 23)
Sponsor:
Helen Southworth

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 56 as introduced | PDF version, 76KB 11.03.2010

Latest news on the Young People Leaving Care (Accommodation) Bill 2009-10

On 27 January 2010, the House of Commons was asked, under the Ten Minute Rule motion, to give leave for this Bill to be introduced.  The sponsor was allowed 10 minutes to support the Bill and there was ten minutes for other MPs to comment.  The House agreed and the Bill was read a first time. 

The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Young People Leaving Care (Accommodation) Bill 2009-10

The Bill would make provision for minimum standards in respect of accommodation provided to young people leaving care. It would require local authorities to ensure that accommodation meets those standards.

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