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Bill documents — Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011

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 Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 c.14 15.09.2011

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 Amendments in Lieu - published as HL Bill 93 2010-12 | PDF version, 62KB 09.09.2011
Commons Bill 224 2010-2012 (Lords Insistence and Reason) | PDF version, 137KB 19.07.2011
Lords HL Bill 85 2010-2012 (Commons Disagreements and Reasons) | PDF version, 61KB 14.07.2011
Commons Bill 195 2010-2012 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) | PDF version, 141KB 25.05.2011
Lords HL Bill 69 2010-12 (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 126KB 17.05.2011
Lords HL Bill 60 2010-11 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 119KB 30.03.2011
Lords HL Bill 40 2010-11 (as brought from the Commons) | PDF version, 94KB 20.01.2011
Commons Bill 119 2010-11 (As Amended in Committee) | PDF version, 99KB 02.12.2010
Commons Bill 64 2010-11 | PDF version, 119KB 22.07.2010

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
Commons Bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF, 95KB) 03.12.2010

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 195 EN 2010-2012 (Explanatory Notes on Lords Amendments to the Bill) | PDF version, 73KB 25.05.2011
Lords HL Bill 40 EN 2010-11 (Explanatory notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 110KB 20.01.2011
Commons Bill 64 EN 2010-11 | PDF version, 278KB 22.07.2010

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 of Motion and Amendment to be moved on Consideration of Commons Amendment in Lieu as at 13 September 2011 14.09.2011
Lords Motion and Amendment to be moved on Consideration of Commons Amendment in Lieu as at 12 September 2011 13.09.2011
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 8 September 2011 08.09.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 6 September 2011 07.09.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 2 September 2011 05.09.2011
Lords Marshalled List for Consideration of Commons Reason as at 15 July 2011 18.07.2011
Lords Motions and Amendments to be Moved On Consideration of Commons disagreements and reasons as at 13 July 2011 14.07.2011
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 12 July 2011 13.07.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 11 July 2011 12.07.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 5 July 2011 06.07.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 30 June 2011 01.07.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading as at 20 May 2011 23.05.2011
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 12 May 2011 13.05.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 11 May 2011 12.05.2011
Lords Supplementary to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 9 May 2011 10.05.2011
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report as at 6 May 2011 09.05.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 3 May 2011 04.05.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 28 April 2011 03.05.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 26 April 2011 27.04.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 15 April 2011 18.04.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 13 April 2011 14.04.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved on Report as at 6 April 2011 07.04.2011
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 25 March 2011 28.03.2011
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 17 March 2011 18.03.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [supplementary to the Marshalled List] as at 16 March 2011 17.03.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [supplementary to the Marshalled List] as at 14 March 2011 15.03.2011
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 11 March 2011 11.03.2011
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee as at 9 March 2011 10.03.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 8 March 2011 09.03.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 7 March 2011 08.03.2011
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee as at 2 March 2011 03.03.2011
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 18 January 2011 18.01.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 14 January 2011 17.01.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 January 2011 14.01.2011
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 December 2010 14.12.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 9 December 2010 10.12.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 1 December 2010 02.12.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 1 December 2010 01.12.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 24 November 2010 24.11.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 16 November 2010 16.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 12 November 2010 15.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 11 November 2010 12.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 10 November 2010 11.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 9 November 2010 10.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 4 November 2010 05.11.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 11 October 2010 12.10.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 14 September 2010 15.09.2010
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 13 September 2010 14.09.2010

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
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 84KB) 13.07.2011
Commons Fixed-term Parliaments Bill: Report Stage (PDF, 13KB) 18.01.2011
Commons Committee of the whole House: Day 3 (PDF, 14KB) 01.12.2010
Commons Committee of the whole House: Days 2 and 3 (PDF, 15KB) 24.11.2010
Commons Committee of the whole House: Days 1 and 2 (PDF, 15KB) 16.11.2010

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 Message as at 8 September 2011 | PDF version, 65KB 09.09.2011
Commons Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 13 July 2011 | PDF version, 93KB 14.07.2011
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 18 January 2011 19.01.2011
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 1 December 2010 02.12.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 24 November 2010 25.11.2010
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 16 November 2010 17.11.2010

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 Briefing Paper on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 03.11.2011
Commons Standard Note 05932 01.06.2011
Commons Research Paper on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill: Report on Commons stages 21.01.2011
Commons Research Paper on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill 26.08.2010

Select Committee reports

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

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Government response to Political and Constitutional Reform Committee: Fixed-term Parliaments Bill (HC 436, 2010-11) (PDF, 252KB) 09.11.2010
Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee: Fixed-term Parliaments Bill (HC 436, 2010-11) | PDF version, 635KB 16.09.2010

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