Secondary navigation

Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Dr Eilidh Whiteford

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

Next event

  • Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons | 24.02.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 12 2016-17 (as introduced) | PDF version, 82KB 30.01.2017

Latest news on the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence Bill 2016-17

Please note: The full title of this Bill is Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill. This title has had to be shortened in order to comply with the parameters of the system creating these bill pages.

The Bill is due to have its report stage and third reading on 24 February 2017.

The Bill completed its committee stage on Wednesday 1 February 2017. It had its second reading debate on 16 December 2016. It was presented to Parliament on 29 June 2016 through the Ballot procedure.

Summary of the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence Bill 2016-17

 A Bill to require the United Kingdom to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention); and for connected purposes.

Stay up to date

Keep up to date with the progress of Bills going through Parliament. Sign up for email alerts or use our RSS feeds.

Related information

Guide to the passage of a Bill

Find out what happens at each stage of a Public Bill’s journey through Parliament with the Passage of a Bill guide.

When does a Bill become law?

Explanation of what happens after Bills have been passed, and when laws may change.