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Children and Social Work Bill [HL] 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Nash
Department for Education
Justine Greening
Department for Education

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 121 2016-17, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 290KB 13.01.2017

Latest news on the Children and Social Work Bill [HL] 2016-17

The Public Bill Committee has now completed its work and has reported the Bill with amendments to the House, and is no longer able to receive written evidence.

What happens next?

The Bill will next be considered at Report Stage, Legislative Grand Committee and Third Reading. The date for these remaining stages has not yet been announced.

Amendments can be made to the Bill at Report Stage. Amendments to be considered are selected by the Speaker.

Certain parts of this Bill have been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to England and Wales, so the ‘English votes for English laws’ procedure will apply to it in the House of Commons.  

Additional information

Summary of the Children and Social Work Bill [HL] 2016-17

A Bill to make provision about looked-after children; to make other provision in relation to the welfare of children; and to make provision about the regulation of social workers.

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