Parks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Commons 5 February, 2016 | 05.02.2016
- Read debates on all stages of the Parks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill 2015-16
|Bill 53 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 85KB||22.10.2015|
Latest news on the Parks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill 2015-16
This Bill had its second reading debate on Friday 5 February 2016. The Bill did not pass second reading and will not make any further progress.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 13 July 2015 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
Summary of the Parks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill 2015-16A Bill to require public consultation to be carried out in local areas where the sale of park or playing field land owned by a public body is proposed; to require referendums on such proposals in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.
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