Child Poverty in the UK (Target for Reduction) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 29 June, 2016 | 29.06.2016
|Bill 25 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 103KB||27.01.2017|
Latest news on the Child Poverty in the UK (Target for Reduction) Bill 2016-17
This Bill started its second reading debate on Friday 3 February 2017 but was adjourned with debate to be resumed on Friday 12 May 2017.
However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken.
Summary of the Child Poverty in the UK (Target for Reduction) Bill 2016-17A Bill to establish a target for the reduction of child poverty in the United Kingdom; to make provision about reporting against such a target; and for connected purposes.
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