University of London Bill [HL] 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Private Bill
- Parliamentary agents:
- Pinsent Masons LLP
- Promoted by:
- Petitioning period:
- House of Lords: 23.1.17 to 5pm on 6.2.17
House of Commons: TBA
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Lords (no debate) | 09.02.2017
|Bill (as introduced in the Lords) (PDF, 610KB)||23.01.2017|
Latest news on the University of London Bill [HL] 2016-17
House of Lords The Second Reading of this Bill was agreed to (formally) on 9 February 2017. The Bill has now been referred to an Unopposed Bill Committee. The petitioning period in the House of Lords has now ended and no petitions were deposited against the Bill. See petition information below for information about when those specially and directly affected by the bill can petition against it in the House of Commons.
This Bill was introduced into the House of Lords on 23 January 2017. It successfully completed the examination of its compliance with Standing Orders on 19 December 2016
(those proceedings can be found here).
If you are "specially and directly affected" by this Bill you may oppose the Bill or seek its amendment before a Select Committee in either or both Houses. If you present a "petition" against the bill at the appropriate times (during a "petitioning period") you may be able to have your views on the bill heard by the Committee (in whichever House you petition).
There are specific times when petitions can be presented. The petitioning period in the House of Lords ended on 6 February 2017 (no petitions were deposited against the Bill). There will be a further, short petitioning period in the House of Commons if the Bill successfully passes through the House of Lords. The dates will be posted here when known.
Further information about petitioning can be found by following the link or you can contact one of the Private Bill Offices. Staff in either office will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the process of opposing a private bill.
Summary of the University of London Bill [HL] 2016-17A Bill to make new provision for the making of statutes for the University of London; and for related purposes.
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