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Freedom of Information (Extension) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Andy Slaughter

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

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 15.06.2018

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Latest news on the Freedom of Information (Extension) Bill 2017-19

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 15 June 2018.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on Wednesday 19 July 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Andy Slaughter.

As part of a new initiative to provide more useful information about Private Members' Bills, a Statement of Purpose has been prepared by its sponsor, Andy Slaughter. This provides further information about the aims and purpose of the bill.

Summary of the Freedom of Information (Extension) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to make providers of social housing, local safeguarding children boards, Electoral Registration Officers, Returning Officers and the Housing Ombudsman public authorities for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to make information held by persons contracting with public authorities subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000; to extend the powers of the Information Commissioner; and for connected purposes.

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