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Environment Bill 2019

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Theresa Villiers
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 003 2019-20 (as introduced) | PDF version 15.10.2019

Latest news on the Environment Bill 2019

A General Election has been called and Parliament is no longer sitting. The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before Dissolution. This means the Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Environment Bill 2019

To make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; to make provision for the Office for Environmental Protection; to make provision about waste and resource efficiency; to make provision about air quality; to make provision for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; to make provision about water; to make provision about nature and biodiversity; to make provision for conservation covenants; to make provision about the regulation of chemicals; and for connected purposes.

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