Bill documents — Technical and Further Education Act 2017
Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.
|HL Bill 125 Commons reason and amendment in lieu (PDF, 67KB)||19.04.2017|
|Bill 164 2016-17 - Lords Amendments | PDF version, 123KB||06.04.2017|
|HL Bill 119 (as amended on Report) | PDF version, 260KB||27.03.2017|
|HL Bill 107 (as amended in Grand Committee) | PDF version, 258KB||01.03.2017|
|HL Bill 88 (as introduced) | PDF version, 245KB||10.01.2017|
|Bill 108 2016-17 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 254KB||02.12.2016|
|Bill 82 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 255KB||27.10.2016|
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 414KB)||06.12.2016|
Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|HC Bill 164 EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 178KB||13.04.2017|
|HL Bill 88 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 304KB||10.01.2017|
|Bill 82-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 604KB||27.10.2016|
Delegated Powers Memoranda
The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.
|House||Delegated Powers Memorandum||Date|
|Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 402KB)||26.01.2017|
"English votes for English laws"
Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
Selection of amendments: Commons
In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.
|House||Selection of amendments: Commons||Date|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 266KB)||19.04.2017|
|Consideration on Report (PDF, 361KB)||09.01.2017|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 178KB)||30.11.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 181KB)||28.11.2016|
|Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 179KB)||23.11.2016|
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.
|House||Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons||Date|
|Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 19 April 2017 | PDF version, 19KB||20.04.2017|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 January 2017 | PDF version, 128KB||10.01.2017|
|All proceedings up to 1 December 2016 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 146KB||02.12.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 117KB||02.12.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 29 November 2016 | PDF version, 109KB||30.11.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 November 2016 | PDF version, 106KB||25.11.2016|
|Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 105KB||23.11.2016|
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|Briefing Paper on Lords Stages||06.04.2017|
|Committee Stage Report||20.12.2016|
|Briefing Paper on Second Reading||09.11.2016|
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Technical and Further Education Bill: schedule of meetings (PDF, 215KB)||21.11.2016|
|Have your say on the Technical and Further Education Bill||15.11.2016|
House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.
|Technical and Further Education Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages||19.01.2017|
Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.
Will write letters
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