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Children and Families Bill 2012-13 to 2013-14

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Michael Gove
Department for Education
Lord Nash
Department for Education

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 171 2013-14, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 223KB 06.02.2014

Latest news on the Children and Families Bill 2012-13 to 2013-14

During ping pong, the Bill travels back and forth between the two Houses, until both Houses agree on the text of the Bill.

Summary of the Children and Families Bill 2012-13 to 2013-14

The Bill seeks to reform legislation relating to the following areas:

  • adoption and children in care
  • aspects of the family justice system
  • children and young people with special educational needs
  • the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England
  • statutory rights to leave and pay for parents and adopters
  • time off work for ante-natal care
  • the right to request flexible working

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