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Succession to the Crown Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Keith Vaz

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 133 2010-12 (as introduced) | PDF version, 69KB 28.04.2011

Latest news on the Succession to the Crown Bill 2010-12

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Succession to the Crown Bill 2010-12

At present, the Crown passes to male heirs ahead of female heirs. The Bill would amend the Act of Settlement 1700 to remove any distinction between the sexes in determining succession to the Crown.

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