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Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Sir Henry Bellingham

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 06.07.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 145 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 80KB 13.03.2018

Latest news on the Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill 2017-19

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 16 March 2018. However, it was objected to and second reading will now take place provisionally on Friday 6 July 2018.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 19 December 2017 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Sir Henry Bellingham MP.

Summary of the Emergency Response Drivers (Protections) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to provide protection for drivers of emergency vehicles responding to emergencies from civil liability and criminal prosecution in specified circumstances; to make related provision about criminal proceedings and sentencing; and for connected purposes.

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