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Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Christopher Chope

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 52 2014-15 (as introduced) | PDF version, 72KB 04.09.2014

Latest news on the Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill 2014-15

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 7 July 2014. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill began its second reading debate on 9 January 2015 but the debate was then adjourned.

The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Defence Expenditure (NATO Target) Bill 2014-15

A Bill to make provision about the meeting by the United Kingdom of the target for defence expenditure to constitute a minimum of 2% of Gross Domestic Product; to make provision that the definition of defence expenditure is subject to independent verification; and for connected purposes.

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