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Parks and Playing Fields in Public Ownership (Protection from Sale) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Tom Pursglove

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 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 2015-16

A 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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