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Referendum (European Union) Bill [HL] 2012-13

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Willoughby de Broke

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    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
Lords HL Bill 28 2012-13 (as introduced) | PDF version, 76KB 30.05.2012

Latest news on the Referendum (European Union) Bill [HL] 2012-13

First reading took place on 29 May 2012. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

Summary of the Referendum (European Union) Bill [HL] 2012-13

Make provision for the holding of a referendum in the United Kingdom on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union.

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