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Bill documents — Political Parties and Elections Act 2009

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Political Parties and Elections Act 2009 c.12 | PDF version, 382KB 21.07.2009

Bills

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.

House Bill Date
Lords Commons Disagreements and Amendments in Lieu | PDF version, 81KB 14.07.2009
Commons Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 294KB 10.07.2009
Lords Bill as amended on Report | PDF version, 443KB 18.06.2009
Lords Bill as amended in Grand Committee | PDF version, 419KB 14.05.2009
Lords Bills as Introduced | PDF version, 316KB 04.03.2009
Commons Bill as introduced | PDF version, 241KB 04.12.2008
Commons Bill as Amended in Public Bill Committee - html version 21.11.2008
Commons Bill as Amended in Public Bill Committee - pdf version (PDF, 230KB) 21.11.2008
Commons Bill as introduced - html version 17.07.2008
Commons Bill as introduced - pdf version (PDF, 221KB) 17.07.2008
Commons Bill as introduced - pdf version (PDF, 221KB) 17.07.2008

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Explanatory Notes to Bill | PDF version, 357KB 10.07.2009
Lords Explanatory Notes to HL Bill 26 12.05.2009
Lords Explanatory Notes to HL Bill 26 (PDF, 326KB) 12.05.2009
Commons Explanatory Notes to Bill as introduced - html version 17.07.2008
Commons Explanatory Notes to Bill as introduced - pdf version (PDF, 109KB) 17.07.2008

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List for Consideration of Commons Amendments as at 17 July 2009 20.07.2009
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 10 July 2009 13.07.2009
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 8 July 2009 09.07.2009
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 15 June 2009 16.06.2009
Lords Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 12 June 2009 15.06.2009
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 11 June 2009 12.06.2009
Lords Amendment to be Moved in Grand Committee Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List as at 12 May 2009 13.05.2009
Lords Fifth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 11 May 2009 12.05.2009
Lords Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 6th May 2009 06.05.2009
Lords Revised Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 30 April 2009 05.05.2009
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 30 April 2009 01.05.2009
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 29 April 2009 30.04.2009
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee as at 27 April 2009 28.04.2009
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 2 March 2009 02.03.2009
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 9 February 2009 09.02.2009
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 20 November 2008 21.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee as at 20 November 2008 20.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at18 November 2008 18.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 November 2008 13.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 10 November 2008 11.11.2008
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including Friday 7 November 2008 10.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 6 November 2008 07.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 November 2008 06.11.2008
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 November 2008 04.11.2008
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 31 October 2008 03.11.2008
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 28 October 2008 29.10.2008
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 20 October 2008 21.10.2008

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
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 20 July 2009 21.07.2009
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 13 July 2009 14.07.2009
Commons Public Bill Proceedings as at 2 March 2009 03.03.2009
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 February 2009 10.02.2009
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 November 2008 21.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 November 2008 19.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 November 2008 14.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 November 2008 12.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 November 2008 07.11.2008
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 November 2008 05.11.2008

Briefing papers

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.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Report on what happened in the Committee Stage of the Bill (PDF, 256KB) 16.12.2008
Commons Research Paper on the Political Parties and Elections Bill (PDF, 576KB) 30.09.2008

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Government response to Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163) Cm 7123 (PDF, 108KB) 01.05.2007
Commons Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163-I, 2006-07) 13.12.2006
Commons Constitutional Affairs Committee: Party Funding (HC 163-II, 2006-07) 13.12.2006

Written evidence

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.

House Written evidence Date
Memoranda submitted to the Committee 05.11.2008

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