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Assessment of Government Policies (Impact on Families) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Caroline Ansell

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 26 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 89KB 01.12.2015

Latest news on the Assessment of Government Policies (Impact on Families) Bill 2015-16

The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

The second reading debate of this Bill began on Friday 4 December 2015 but was adjourned.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 24 June 2015. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

Summary of the Assessment of Government Policies (Impact on Families) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to require ministers to carry out an assessment of the impact of government policies on families by giving statutory effect to the family test; to place a duty on the Secretary of State to make a report on the costs and benefits of requiring local authorities to carry out equivalent tests on their policies; to require the Secretary of State to establish, and make an annual report on, indicators of and targets for the government’s performance in promoting family stability; and for connected purposes.

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