Parthenon Sculptures (Return to Greece) 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 11 July, 2016 | 11.07.2016
|HCB 48 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 76KB||12.07.2016|
Latest news on the Parthenon Sculptures (Return to Greece) Bill 2016-17
This Bill has been withdrawn and will not progress any further.
The Bill had its first reading on 11 July 2016 through the Presentation procedure. The second reading was expected on Friday 24 February 2017 but was withdrawn.
If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring Member Mr Mark Williams.
Summary of the Parthenon Sculptures (Return to Greece) Bill 2016-17A Bill to make provision for the transfer of ownership and return to Greece of the artefacts known as the Parthenon Sculptures, or Elgin Marbles, purchased by Parliament in 1816; to amend the British Museum Act 1963 accordingly; and for connected purposes.
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