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Bill documents — Homelessness Reduction Act 2017

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
Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 c.13 27.04.2017

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 HL Bill 96 (as introduced) | PDF version, 134KB 30.01.2017
Commons Bill 127 2016-17, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 167KB 19.01.2017
Commons Bill 007 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 157KB 21.10.2016

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. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 209KB) 19.01.2017

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 96 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 234KB 30.01.2017
Commons Bill 007-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 462KB 24.10.2016

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 102KB) 06.02.2017

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
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 January 2017 | PDF version, 157KB 27.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 26.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 January 2017 | PDF version, 163KB 24.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 January 2017 | PDF version, 139KB 20.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 18 January 2017 | PDF version, 134KB 18.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 January 2017 | PDF version, 134KB 16.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2017 | PDF version, 131KB 12.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 January 2017 | PDF version, 137KB 11.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2016 | PDF version, 128KB 15.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 December 2016 | PDF version, 129KB 14.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 December 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 13.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 09.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2016 | PDF version, 151KB 08.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 December 2016 | PDF version, 141KB 07.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 147KB 02.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 November 2016 | PDF version, 136KB 01.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 November 2016 | PDF version, 136KB 30.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 November 2016 | PDF version, 128KB 28.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2016 | PDF version, 135KB 25.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2016 | PDF version, 102KB 24.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 November 2016 | PDF version, 97KB 23.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 November 2016 | PDF version, 98KB 22.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2016 | PDF version, 105KB 16.11.2016

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 on Report (PDF, 249KB) 25.01.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF, 250KB) 16.01.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 251KB) 09.01.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 315KB) 12.12.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 255KB) 05.12.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 256KB) 29.11.2016

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 Report Stage Proceedings as at 27 January 2017 | PDF version, 131KB 30.01.2017
Commons All proceedings up to 18 January 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 124KB 19.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 18 January 2017 | PDF version, 106KB 19.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 January 2017 | PDF version, 110KB 12.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 December 2016 | PDF version, 92KB 15.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 December 2016 | PDF version, 96KB 08.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 November 2016 | PDF version, 101KB 01.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 November 2016 | PDF version, 103KB 24.11.2016

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 on progress of the Bill in the Commons 10.02.2017
Commons Committee Stage Report 23.01.2017
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 24.10.2016

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Homelessness Reduction Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 13.02.2017

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 07/03/2017 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lord Beecham and others regarding references by the DCLG to "statutory homelessness acceptances". (PDF, 266KB) 07.03.2017
Letter dated 07/03/2017 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Baroness Grender and others regarding the use of homelessness statistics as discussed during the Second Reading of the Homlessness Reduction Bill. (PDF, 241KB) 07.03.2017
Letter dated 04/03/2017 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to colleagues regarding issues raised during the Second Reading debate on the Homelessness Reduction Bill. (PDF, 1MB) 04.03.2017

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