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Bill documents — Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2017-19

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 131 (as introduced) | PDF version 12.09.2018
Commons Bill 249 2017-19 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 383KB 10.07.2018
Commons Bill 219 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 381KB 05.06.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 131 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 12.09.2018
Commons Bill 219 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 992KB 05.06.2018

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 Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 12.09.2018
Commons Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF, 265KB) 08.06.2018

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons EVEL Memorandum (PDF) 11.09.2018
Commons Memorandum from the Home Office (PDF) 10.07.2018

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 11 September 2018 | PDF version 11.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as 7 September 2018 | PDF version 10.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 September 2018 | PDF version 07.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 September 2018 | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 September 2018 | PDF version 05.09.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 159KB 10.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 July 2018 | PDF version, 165KB 06.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 July 2018 | PDF version, 191KB 05.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2018 | PDF version, 190KB 04.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 July 2018 | PDF version, 185KB 03.07.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 28 June 2018 | PDF version, 175KB 29.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 28 June 2018 | PDF version, 151KB 28.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 26 June 2018 | PDF version, 157KB 27.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 June 2018 | PDF version, 154KB 26.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2018 | PDF version, 108KB 25.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 June 2018 | PDF version, 108KB 22.06.2018

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) 11.09.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 440KB) 05.07.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 443KB) 04.07.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 444KB) 27.06.2018

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 11 September 2018 | PDF version 12.09.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 10 July 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 166KB 11.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 July 2018 | PDF version, 129KB 11.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 July 2018 | PDF version, 117KB 06.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 July 2018 | PDF version, 131KB 04.07.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 28 June 2018 | PDF version, 106KB 29.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 26 June 2018 | PDF version, 114KB 27.06.2018

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 remaining stages 10.09.2018
Commons Briefing on Second Reading 07.06.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 386KB) 25.06.2018
Commons Have your say on the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 12.06.2018

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
Commons Written Evidence: techUK (CTB09) 11.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: ADS (CTB10) (PDF, 170KB) 11.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: British Insurance Brokers’ Association (CTB08) 05.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Liberty (CTB05) (PDF, 468KB) 03.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Zurich Insurance (CTB07) 03.07.2018
Commons Written Evidence: News Media Association (CTB02) 28.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: ARTICLE 19 (CTB03) 28.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Miss Hoda Hashem (CTB04) 28.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Index on Censorship (CTB01) 27.06.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill (PDF) 30.08.2018
Impact Assessment from the Home Office (PDF, 786KB) 06.06.2018

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 10/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Neil Coyle MP regarding keeping terrorism reinsurance arrangements under review (PDF, 70KB) 10.09.2018
Letter dated 06/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Nick Thomas-Symonds MP regarding further Government amendments tabled for the Commons Report Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 120KB) 06.09.2018
Letter dated 04/09/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Nick Thomas-Symonds MP regarding Government amendments tabled for Report Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 469KB) 04.09.2018
Letter dated 04/07/2018 from Ben Wallace MP to Gavin Robinson MP and others regarding the "glorification of terrorism" as discussed during the Second Reading of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill. (PDF, 148KB) 04.07.2018

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