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Bill stages — City of London Corporation (Open Spaces) Act 2018

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Petitioning Period:
The House of Commons petitioning period ended at 5pm on 15 February 2016.
The House of Lords petitioning period ended on 23 October 2017

The deadline for petitioning in the House of Lords is 5pm on 23 October 2017.
Stage Date
Petition to introduce a Private Bill presented to Parliament Petition to introduce a Private Bill presented to Parliament 27 November, 2015 27.11.2015
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 22.01.2016
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 2 February, 2016 02.02.2016
Motion to suspend Bill till next session approved: House of Commons Motion to suspend Bill till next session approved: House of Commons 3 May, 2016 03.05.2016
Carry-over motion: House of Lords Carry-over motion: House of Lords (no debate) 05.05.2016
Bill reintroduced: House of Commons Bill reintroduced: House of Commons 25 May, 2016 25.05.2016
Opposed Bill Committee evidence of 15 November 2016: House of Commons Opposed Bill Committee evidence of 15 November 2016: House of Commons 15 November, 2016 15.11.2016
Opposed Bill Committee evidence of 22 February 2017: House of Commons Opposed Bill Committee evidence of 22 February 2017: House of Commons 22 February, 2017 22.02.2017
Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons 25 April, 2017 25.04.2017
Bill reintroduced: House of Commons Bill reintroduced: House of Commons 19 July, 2017 19.07.2017
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons (no debate) 10.10.2017
1st reading: House of Lords 1st reading: House of Lords (no debate) 10.10.2017
2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords 25 October, 2017 25.10.2017
Committee: 1st sitting link to broadcast: House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting link to broadcast: House of Lords 13 December, 2017 13.12.2017
Unopposed Bill Committee transcript of evidence of 13 December 2017: House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee transcript of evidence of 13 December 2017: House of Lords 13 December, 2017 13.12.2017
Unopposed Bill Committee transcript of evidence of 31 January 2018: House of Lords Unopposed Bill Committee transcript of evidence of 31 January 2018: House of Lords 31 January, 2018 31.01.2018
3rd reading: House of Lords 3rd reading: House of Lords (no debate) 27.02.2018
Royal Assent Royal Assent (no debate) 15.03.2018

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