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Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Mr Ranil Jayawardena

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 110 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 92KB 20.03.2017

Latest news on the Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17

This Bill was expected to resume its second reading debate on Friday 24 March 2017 but the order was not moved so the bill has effectively been dropped by its sponsoring MP and will not progress any further.

If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring MP Mr Ranil Jayawardena.

Summary of the Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17

A Bill applying to England to provide for the introduction of first past the post elections of mayors, the London Assembly and Police and Crime Commissioners; to require elections for mayors, the London Assembly, Police and Crime Commissioners and local authorities to take place on the same day; to abolish the election of councillors by halves or thirds to local authorities; to allow a person to be a Member of the House of Commons and to hold any elected local government office, including that of Police and Crime Commissioner, at the same time; and for connected purposes.

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