Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.
|1st reading: House of Commons 20 June, 2012||20.06.2012|
|2nd reading: House of Commons 13 July, 2012||13.07.2012|
|Money resolution: House of Commons 23 October, 2012||23.10.2012|
|Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons 24 October, 2012 (1) (2)||24.10.2012|
|Report stage: House of Commons 9 November, 2012||09.11.2012|
|3rd reading: House of Commons 9 November, 2012||09.11.2012|
|1st reading: House of Lords 12 November, 2012||12.11.2012|
|2nd reading: House of Lords 30 November, 2012||30.11.2012|
|Committee stage: House of Lords||18.12.2012|
|3rd reading: House of Lords 14 January, 2013||14.01.2013|
|Royal Assent 31 January, 2013||31.01.2013|
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