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University of London Bill [HL] 2016-17 to 2017-19

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

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. 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 Bill (as introduced in the Lords) | PDF version, 610KB 23.01.2017

Latest news on the University of London Bill [HL] 2016-17 to 2017-19

Revival - Both Houses agreed to revive the Bill in Session 2017-19 (see the stages tab on the left for details) and the Bill will now continue its passage through Parliament.

House of Lords The Bill is currently waiting to be considered by an Unopposed Bill Committee.  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).

Petition information

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] 2016-17 to 2017-19

A Bill to make new provision for the making of statutes for the University of London; and for related purposes.

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