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Schools Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Sir Christopher Chope

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

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 05.09.2017

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 23.11.2018

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This Bill is being prepared for publication.

Latest news on the Schools Bill 2017-19

Bill to be read a second time on Friday 23 November 2018. 

Order for second reading debate on Friday 15 June 2018, read and discharged.

This Bill was presented to Parliament on Tuesday 5 September 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

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 Christopher Chope.

Summary of the Schools Bill 2017-19

A Bill to enable schools to select pupils on the basis of published criteria; to allow schools to determine maximum class sizes; to remove restrictions on the expansion of the number of pupils in schools and on the creation of new schools; and for connected purposes.

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