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Families with Children and Young People in Debt (Respite) Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Kelly Tolhurst

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 13 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 105KB 07.02.2017

Latest news on the Families with Children and Young People in Debt (Respite) Bill 2016-17

This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate 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 Families with Children and Young People in Debt (Respite) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to place a duty on lenders and creditors to provide periods of financial respite for families with children and young people in debt in certain circumstances; to place a duty on public authorities to provide access to related advice, guidance and support in those circumstances; and for connected purposes.

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