Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) 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 7 December, 2016 | 07.12.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 24.02.2017
- Read debates on all stages of the Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
Latest news on the Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17
This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 24 February 2017.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 December 2016 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.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Mr Ranil Jayawardena.
Summary of the Electoral Reform (Local Elections and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016-17A 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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