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Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Lord Tyler

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

  • Committee stage: House of Lords Committee stage: House of Lords | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 26 (as introduced) | PDF version, 149KB 06.06.2016

Latest news on the Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2016-17

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 10 March.

Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

 

Summary of the Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] 2016-17

A Bill to make provision for the regulation of funding and expenditure of political parties; for phased introduction of a cap on donations to political parties; for affiliation fees from trade unions and membership organisations to political parties to be counted as individual donations in prescribed circumstances; for public funding of political parties; for moderation of rights of candidates and parties to election addresses; for limits on political parties’ expenditure between regulated periods; for conferring powers on the Electoral Commission; and for connected purposes.

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