Bill documents — Localism Act 2011
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|
|Localism Act 2011 c.20||16.11.2011|
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.
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|Localism Bill, showing changes made in committee (PDF, 1MB)||14.03.2011|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 244 EN 2010-2012 (Explanatory Notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 335KB||02.11.2011|
|HL Bill 71 EN 2010-12 | PDF version, 1MB||23.05.2011|
|Bill 126 EN 2010-11 | PDF version, 589KB||16.12.2010|
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|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 99KB)||07.11.2011|
|Consideration on Report: Revised selection for 17 and 18 May (PDF, 36KB)||17.05.2011|
|Consideration on Report: 17 and 18 May (PDF, 35KB)||16.05.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 10 (PDF, 88KB)||09.03.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 9 (PDF, 97KB)||07.03.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 8 (PDF, 97KB)||02.03.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 7 (PDF, 100KB)||28.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 26KB)||16.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 28KB)||14.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 27KB)||09.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 30KB)||07.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 30KB)||02.02.2011|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 32KB)||31.01.2011|
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 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.
|Briefing Paper on Government new clause and amendment on planning consent||02.11.2011|
|Briefing Paper on Commons report stage and Lords stages||02.11.2011|
|Library Note 2011/019 (PDF, 492KB)||27.05.2011|
|Research Paper on the Localism Bill: Committee Stage Report||13.04.2011|
|Research Paper on the Localism Bill (part 1)||11.01.2011|
|Research Paper on the Localism Bill (part 2)||11.01.2011|
Select Committee reports
The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Commons news: Localism Bill Committee announce programme||25.01.2011|
|Commons news: Second reading of Localism Bill, now have your say||18.01.2011|
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.
List of related Impact Assessments
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