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Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2010-12

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

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 68 201011 - (as introduced) | PDF version 10.11.2010

Latest news on the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2010-12

The Bill was not moved for debate on 17 June 2011. The order to read the Bill a second time lapsed. There is no indication when the Bill will progress further.

The Bill had its First reading on 7 September 2010 through the Ten Minute Rule.

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring Member Tom Brake.

Summary of the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2010-12

A Bill to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to remove provisions permitting Ministers to overrule decisions of the Information Commissioner and Information Tribunal; to limit the time allowed for public authorities to respond to requests involving consideration of the public interest; to amend the definition of public authorities; and for connected purposes.

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