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Railways Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Caroline Lucas

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 42 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 78KB 07.09.2016

Latest news on the Railways Bill 2016-17

This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 20 January 2017 but an objection was taken under Standing Order No.11(2) and the Bill's second reading had been scheduled for 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 Railways Bill 2016-17

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to assume control of passenger rail franchises when they come up for renewal; and for connected purposes.

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