Referendums (Franchise) Bill [HL] 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Lords 9 June, 2015 | 09.06.2015
|HL Bill 36 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 62KB||09.06.2015|
Latest news on the Referendums (Franchise) Bill [HL] 2015-16
First reading took place on 9 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.
Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.
The 2015/16 session of parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the Referendums (Franchise) Bill [HL] 2015-16A bill to amend the franchise for referendums in the United Kingdom to include all citizens of 16 years of age and over.
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