Bill documents — Housing and Planning Act 2016
Act of Parliament
Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).
|House||Act of Parliament||Date|
|Housing and Planning Act 2016 c.22||12.05.2016|
Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 1MB)||11.12.2015|
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Lords||Date|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 783KB)||24.03.2016|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 170 2015-16-EN | PDF version, 368KB||28.04.2016|
|HL Bill 87 EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 1MB||13.01.2016|
|Bill 75 EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 844KB||13.10.2015|
"English votes for English laws"
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Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
Selection of amendments: Commons
In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.
|House||Selection of amendments: Commons||Date|
|Consideration of Lords Message (PDF)||11.05.2016|
|Consideration of Lords Message (PDF, 265KB)||09.05.2016|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 346KB)||03.05.2016|
|Consideration on Report (Day 2) (PDF, 334KB)||11.01.2016|
|Consideration on Report (Day 1) (PDF, 332KB)||05.01.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 7 (PDF, 260KB)||09.12.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 6 (PDF, 267KB)||07.12.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 270KB)||02.12.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 270KB)||30.11.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 269KB)||26.11.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 272KB)||23.11.2015|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 272KB)||19.11.2015|
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|Briefing paper on Lords amendments and ping pong||06.05.2016|
|Briefing Paper on Lords Amendments to the Bill||28.04.2016|
|Briefing paper on Committee Stage||29.12.2015|
|Commons Library Briefing Paper on Second Reading||22.10.2015|
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Schedule for Evidence Housing and Planning Bill (PDF, 84KB)||09.11.2015|
Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.
List of related Impact Assessments
Legislative Consent Resolutions
These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.
|House||Legislative Consent Resolutions||Date|
|The National Assembly for Wales:17 March 2016 (PDF, 2MB)||22.03.2016|
|National Assembly for Wales 23 February 2016 (PDF, 802KB)||26.02.2016|
|Northern Ireland Assembly - 3 February 2016 (PDF, 115KB)||08.02.2016|
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